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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Sachs
ISBN: 9780812994926 0812994922 0812994930 9780812994933 1847922759 9781847922755
OCLC Number: 853606578
Description: xvi, 349 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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He used his great gifts of persuasion on multiple fronts - with fractious allies, hawkish Republican congressmen, and dubious members of his own administration - to persuade America, the Soviet  Read more...

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"This book is more than merely an exegesis of the major speeches of the last year of the Kennedy presidency. Rather, it presents Kennedy's approach to achieving peace as a model for leaders of today. Read more...

 
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