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Profiles in courage

Author: John F Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, [1957] ©1956
Series: Giant cardinal edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of profiles of Americans who took courageous stands at crucial moments in public life. Includes, among others, John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Thomas Hart Benton, Sam Houston, Edmund G. Ross, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, George Norris, and Robert A Taft.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Kennedy
OCLC Number: 1163740
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1957
Description: 233 pages ; 17 cm
Contents: Courage and politics --
John Quincy Adams --
Daniel Webster --
Thomas Hart Benton --
Sam Houston --
Edmund G. Ross --
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar --
George Norris --
Robert A. Taft --
Other men of political courage --
The meaning of courage.
Series Title: Giant cardinal edition.
Responsibility: John F. Kennedy ; foreword by Allan Nevins.

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A series of profiles of Americans who took courageous stands at crucial moments in public life. Includes, among others, John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Thomas Hart Benton, Sam Houston, Edmund G. Ross, Lucius Q.C. Lamar, George Norris, and Robert A Taft.

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