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Hatless Jack

The President, the Fedora, and the History of an American Style

by Neil Steinberg

Paperback, 342 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $14 |

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Title
Hatless Jack
Subtitle
The President, the Fedora, and the History of an American Style
Author
Neil Steinberg

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Book Summary

A quirky social history of American fashion explains how President Kennedy's refusal to wear a hat helped contribute to the obsolescence of the hat as a vital component of American men's fashion, tracing the history of different hat styles as a statement of a man's social status to the 1960s when the male hat became obsolete. Original.