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Profiles in courage

Author: John F Kennedy; Allan Nevins
Publisher: New York : Harper, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : [Inaugural ed.]View all editions and formats
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Sketches of several famous Americans who took unpopular stands during their lives.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Profiles in courage.
New York, Harper [1961]
(OCoLC)654311574
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Kennedy; Allan Nevins
OCLC Number: 236344
Description: xxiii, 266 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 22 cm
Contents: Courage and politics --
"The magistrate is the servant not ... of the people but of his God." : John Quincy Adams --
" ... not as a Massachusetts man but as an American ..." : Daniel Webster --
"I despise the bubble popularity ..." : Thomas Hart Benton --
" ... I can forget that I am called a traitor" : Sam Houston --
"I looked down into my open grave ..." : Edmund G. Ross --
"Today I must be true or false ..." : Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar --
"I have come home to tell you the truth" : George Norris --
"Liberty of the individual to think his own thoughts" : Robert A. Taft --
" ... consolation for the contempt of mankind" : additional men of courage --
The meaning of courage.
Responsibility: John F. Kennedy ; [with a new foreword by Allan Nevins].

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Sketches of several famous Americans who took unpopular stands during their lives.

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