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To move the world : JFK's quest for peace

Author: Jeffrey Sachs
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy's presidency--the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office--by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty"--B & N.
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Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Sachs
ISBN: 9780812994926 0812994922 9780812985122 0812985125
OCLC Number: 829745034
Description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The quest for peace --
To the brink --
Prelude to peace --
The rhetoric of peace --
The peace speech --
The campaign for peace --
Confirming the treaty --
The historic meaning of Kennedy's peace initiative --
Let us take our stand --
American University commencement address, June 10, 1963 --
Speech to the Irish Dáil, June 28, 1963 --
Address to the nation on the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, July 26, 1963 --
Speech to the 18th General Assembly of the United Nations, September 20, 1963.
Responsibility: Jeffrey D. Sachs.

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"An inspiring look at the historic foreign policy triumph of John F. Kennedy's presidency--the crusade for world peace that consumed his final year in office--by the New York Times bestselling author of The Price of Civilization, Common Wealth, and The End of Poverty"--B & N.

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