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Robert F. Kennedy and the death of American idealism

Author: Joseph A Palermo
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008.
Series: Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"At the forefront of the radical social movements and political crises that gripped America in the 1950s and 1960s, Robert F. Kennedy saw, advised, and led the United States through some of the most epochal events in the twentieth century. This newest addition to the Library of American Biography series chronicles Kennedy's early life amidst the turmoil of the Great Depression and World War II, to his rise as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Palermo, Joseph A.
Robert F. Kennedy and the death of American idealism.
New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008
(OCoLC)607771542
Online version:
Palermo, Joseph A.
Robert F. Kennedy and the death of American idealism.
New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008
(OCoLC)608408713
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Palermo
ISBN: 9780321386106 0321386108
OCLC Number: 150255319
Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Coming of age --
Launching a public life --
Finding his way in the 1950s --
His brother's keeper --
Attorney general --
Tragedy and rebirth --
Senator Kennedy, the cautious critic --
Coming out against the Vietnam War --
Presidential candidate --
From victory to tragedy.
Series Title: Library of American biography (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Joseph A. Palermo.
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"At the forefront of the radical social movements and political crises that gripped America in the 1950s and 1960s, Robert F. Kennedy saw, advised, and led the United States through some of the most epochal events in the twentieth century. This newest addition to the Library of American Biography series chronicles Kennedy's early life amidst the turmoil of the Great Depression and World War II, to his rise as a central figure in the national debate on communism, poverty, civil rights, and the war in Vietnam."--BOOK JACKET.

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