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Title:
RFK : his words for our times
Author:
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Uniform Title:
Speeches. Selections
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]
Physical Description:
xxxiii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
On the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Kennedy's death, this collection of his most famous speeches-- accompanied by commentary from notable historians-- presents his vision of America. Through his own words we gain a direct and intimate perspective on Kennedy's views on civil rights and social justice, war and the quest for peace, poverty and the power of work, and the common aspirations that unify us across the divides of race, gender, age, and circumstances.
General Note:
Portions originally published under the title: RFK : collected speeches. New York : Viking, 1993.
Language:
English
Contents:
Kennedy as writer and speaker -- Introduction -- Robert Kennedy's legacy -- Journalist, Senate Committee Counsel, campaign manager (1948-1960) -- Mr. Attorney General (January 20, 1961-September 3, 1964) -- The Senate years (1965-1968) -- The 1968 presidential campaign -- Appendix: Robert F. Kennedy human rights -- Chronology: Robert Francis Kennedy.
ISBN:
9780062834102
Format :
Book