The Resource RFK : his words for our times, edited and introduced by Edwin O. Guthman & C. Richard Allen

RFK : his words for our times, edited and introduced by Edwin O. Guthman & C. Richard Allen

Label
RFK : his words for our times
Title
RFK
Title remainder
his words for our times
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by Edwin O. Guthman & C. Richard Allen
Title variation
  • Robert F. Kennedy
  • Robert Francis Kennedy
  • Robert Kennedy
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Kennedy's death, an inspiring collection of his most famous speeches accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures. Twenty-five years after Robert Kennedy was assassinated, RFK: Collected Speeches, a celebration of Kennedy's life and legacy, was published and immediately became the standard for activists, elected officials, and lovers of language and history. Now, a quarter century later, this classic volume has been thoroughly edited and updated. Through his own words we gain a direct and intimate perspective on Kennedy's views on civil rights and social justice, war and the quest for peace, poverty and the power of work, and the common aspirations that unify us across the divides of race, gender, age, and circumstances. With messages of hope in the midst of a fractured nation and globe, Kennedy's words speak to our times as strongly as they did to his own, a legacy testified to here by highly individualized reflections from notables, including Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, five Nobel Peace Prize laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners, the holder of twenty-two Grammy Awards, Fortune magazine's Businessperson of the Year, and others. Placed in the context of Kennedy's life and times, accompanied by a rich selection of photographs (some never before published), and assembled with the cooperation of the Kennedy family, RFK: His Words for Our Times summons Robert Kennedy's vision of a truly greater America, as compelling now and for our future as it was in his lifetime."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OQX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-1968
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kennedy, Robert F.
Dewey number
  • 973.922092
  • 973.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1919-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Guthman, Edwin O.
  • Allen, C. Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, Robert F
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Label
RFK : his words for our times, edited and introduced by Edwin O. Guthman & C. Richard Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1031929341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062834102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
RFK : his words for our times, edited and introduced by Edwin O. Guthman & C. Richard Allen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1031929341
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062834102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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