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Bobby Kennedy : the making of a liberal icon

Author: Larry Tye
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files, private papers, and interviews with Kennedy's close family and colleagues to chronicle his transformation from 1950s cold warrior to a liberal champion of the working class, the poor, and minorities.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Tye
ISBN: 9780812983500 0812983505 9780812993349 0812993349
OCLC Number: 935987185
Notes: "Random House trade paperback edition."
Description: xxi, 580 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
An RFK chronology --
Cold warrior --
Crusading --
Brother's keeper --
Getting justice --
Breaking barriers --
Cuba and beyond --
The interregnum --
Off and running --
Senator Kennedy --
Last campaign --
Epilogue: Goodbyes.
Responsibility: Larry Tye.

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Draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files, private papers, and interviews with Kennedy's close family and colleagues to chronicle his transformation from 1950s cold warrior to a liberal champion of the working class, the poor, and minorities.

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