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Robert Kennedy and his times

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Senator who was assassinated in 1968, stressing the public and personal forces and events that shaped his life.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Robert Kennedy and his times.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1978
(OCoLC)644297156
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: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0395248973 9780395248973 0618219285 9780618219285
OCLC Number: 3869043
Awards: National Book Award for Biography and Autobiography, 1979.
Description: xvii, 1066 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The family --
The father --
The war --
The third son --
The brothers: I --
The first investigating committee: Joe McCarthy --
Interlude: William O. Douglas and Adlai Stevenson --
The second investigating committee: Jimmy Hoffa --
The second investigating committee: Walter Reuther --
1960 --
To the Department of Justice --
The pursuit of justice: J. Edgar Hoover --
The pursuit of justice: the mob --
The pursuit of justice: civil rights --
The pursuit of justice: Ross Barnett and George Wallace --
The pursuit of justice: Martin Luther King --
The politics of justice --
Justice and poverty --
The Kennedys and the Cold War --
The CIA and counterinsurgency --
The Cuban connection: I --
Robert Kennedy and the missile crisis --
The Cuban connection: II --
Missions to the third world --
The brothers: II --
Corridors of grief --
Stranger in a strange land --
The vice presidency --
To the senate --
The foreign policy breach: Latin American --
Vietnam legacy --
The breach widens: Vietnam --
The breach widens: South Africa, New York --
Time of troubles --
Tribune of the underclass --
Images --
The dilemma --
The decision --
The journey begins --
The long day wanes --
To sail beyond ... the western stars, until I die.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
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