American Historical Association 2024
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John F. Kennedy’s Hidden Diary, Europe 1937
The Travel Journals of JFK and Kirk LeMoyne Billings
John F. Kennedy and Kirk LeMoyne Billings
Edited with an Introduction by Oliver Lubrich
In 1937, while still a student, John F. Kennedy undertook a grand tour of Europe with his close friend and traveling companion, Lem Billings. On this journey he began to keep a diary —written in a bound notebook with the generic title “My Trip Abroad” printed on its cover—it captures a young man enjoying the summer—sightseeing, going to museums and cathedrals, the movies and nightclubs—and his occasionally glaring misperceptions and blind spots. However, Kennedy also provides sharp political observations, including topical insights into populism, totalitarian propaganda, and the “mystery” and power of charismatic leaders—in particular, Mussolini and Hitler. As editor Oliver Lubrich observes, “Kennedy’s diaries and statements provide examples of how foreigners experienced the German dictatorship on the spot and at the time.”
In addition to numerous archive photographs, this volume contains Kennedy’s complete diary of his 1937 trip to Europe and, as a counterpart, the “Scrapbook” of Lem Billings who documented it from his perspective.
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