Robert Kennedy and His Times

Robert Kennedy and His Times

  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Author : Arthur Meier Schlesinger
  • ISBN-10 : 0618219285
  • Release : 2002
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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Private papers, letters, and journals shed new light on Kennedy family relationships and underlie an account of Robert Kennedy's private and public lives, the forces that shaped him, and his impact on the United States.

The Kennedy Obsession

The Kennedy Obsession

  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Author : John Hellmann
  • ISBN-10 : 0231107986
  • Release : 1997
  • Genre: Social Science
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Examines how John F. Kennedy created, out of his childhood reading and family lore, a view of himself as the stuff of legend, and how that self-image was fed by the public's desire for just such a hero. UP.

RFK Jr

RFK Jr

  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Author : Jerry Oppenheimer
  • ISBN-10 : 9781250032966
  • Release : 2015-09-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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From New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer comes a sensational biography of the son of the legendary Senator and troubled standard bearer of America's most fabled political dynasty. Robert F. Kenned Jr. inherited his assassinated father's piercing blue eyes and Brahmin style, earning a reputation as the nation's foremost environmental activist and lawyer - the "toxic avenger" - battling corporate polluters. But in this, the most revelatory portrait ever of a Kennedy, Oppenheimer places Bobby Jr., leader of the third generation of America's royal family, under a journalistic microscope.Based on scores of exclusive, candid on-the-record interviews, public and private records, and correspondence, Jerry Oppenheimer paints a balanced, objective portrait of this virtually unaccounted-for scion of the Kennedy dynasty. Like his slain father, the iconic senator and presidential hopeful, RFK Jr. was destined for political greatness. Why it never happened is revealed in this first-ever biography of him.

Thirteen Days  A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Thirteen Days A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Author : Robert F. Kennedy
  • ISBN-10 : 0393341534
  • Release : 2011-04-25
  • Genre: History
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"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."—Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba, few people shared the behind-the-scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In this unique account, he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour-to-hour negotiations, with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother, President John F. Kennedy. In a new foreword, the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., discusses the book's enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light, especially from the Soviet Union.

RFK and MLK

RFK and MLK

  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Author : Philip A. Goduti, Jr.
  • ISBN-10 : 9781476628721
  • Release : 2017-06-09
  • Genre: History
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 Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., lived parallel lives. Their leadership helped millions of Americans recover from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and inspired hope for a more peaceful and egalitarian society (which endured well after their own tragic deaths five years later). Their rhetoric addressed the pervasive issues of the era—poverty, war and civil rights—and encouraged young people and the disadvantaged throughout the United States and the world. This book examines the vision they shared through their speeches, writings and public appearances in the years of the cultural groundshift of 1963 through 1968.

Bobby Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy

  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Author : Larry Tye
  • ISBN-10 : 9780812983500
  • Release : 2017-05-09
  • Genre: Legislators
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History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight. But Kennedy-nurtured on the rightist orthodoxies of his dynasty-building father-started his public life as counsel to the left-baiting, table-thumping Senator Joseph McCarthy. A bare-knuckled political operative who masterminded his brother's whatever-it-takes bids for senator and president, Kennedy okayed FBI wiretaps of Martin Luther King Jr. and cloak-and-dagger operations against communist Cuba that included blowing up railroad bridges, sabotaging crops, and plotting the elimination of President Fidel Castro. Remembered now as a rare optimist in an age of political cynicism, RFK's profoundly moving journey from cold warrior to hot-blooded liberal also offers a lens into two of the most chaotic and confounding decades of twentieth century America.

Bobby Kennedy

Bobby Kennedy

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Author : Chris Matthews
  • ISBN-10 : 9781501111884
  • Release : 2017-10-31
  • Genre: Political Science
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In Chris Matthews’s New York Times bestselling portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, “Readers witness the evolution of Kennedy’s soul. Through tragedy after tragedy we find the man humanized” (Associated Press). With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews profiled of one of America’s most beloved Presidents and the patriotic spirit that defined him. Now, with Bobby Kennedy, Matthews provides “insight into [Bobby’s] spirit and what drove him to greatness” (New York Journal of Books) in his gripping, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the great figures of the American twentieth century. Overlooked by his father, and overshadowed by his war-hero brother, Bobby Kennedy was a perpetual underdog. When he had the chance to become a naval officer like his older brother, Bobby turned it down, choosing instead to join the Navy as a common sailor. It was a life-changing experience that led him to connect with voters from all walks of life: young and old, black and white, rich and poor. They were the people who turned out for him in his 1968 campaign. RFK would prove himself to be the rarest of politicians—both a pragmatist who knew how to get the job done and an unwavering idealist who could inspire millions. Drawing on extensive research and interviews, Matthews pulls back the curtain on the private world of Robert Francis Kennedy. Matthew illuminates the important moments of his life: from his early years and his start in politics, to his crucial role as attorney general in his brother’s administration and, finally, his tragic run for president. This definitive book brings Bobby Kennedy to life like never before.

The Irish

The Irish

  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Author : Robert E. Kennedy
  • ISBN-10 : 0520028961
  • Release : 1975-01-01
  • Genre: Birth control
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The Kennedy Assassination  24 Hours After

The Kennedy Assassination 24 Hours After

  • Publisher :
  • Author : Steven M.. Gillon
  • ISBN-10 : IND:30000124599758
  • Release : 2009-10-06
  • Genre: History
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Documents the thirty-sixth president's decisions throughout the twenty-four hours following JFK's death, in a narrative account that draws on new archival sources to reveal how Johnson's choices negatively impacted his administration.