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Title:Profiles in Courage
Format Type:Ebook
Author:John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy
Publisher:Harper
ISBN:0060530626
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:245
Category:History, Non fiction, Biography, Politics, American history, Classics

Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Profiles in Courage em This is a book about that most admirable of human virtues courage Grace under pressure Ernest Hemingway defined it And these are the stories of the pressures experienced by eight United States Senators and the grace with which they endured them em John F Kennedy .

During John F Kennedy then a U S Senator chose eight of his historical colleagues to profile for their acts of astounding integrity in the face of overwhelming opposition These heroes include John Quincy Adams Daniel Webster Thomas Hart Benton and Robert A Taft .

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in em Profiles in Courage em now reissued in this handsome hardcover edition featuring a new introduction by Caroline Kennedy as well as Robert Kennedy s foreword written for the memorial edition of the volume in resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues and is a powerful reminder of the strength of the human spirit It is as Robert Kennedy states in the foreword not just stories of the past but a hook of hope and confidence for the future What happens to the country to the world depends on what we do with what others have left us .

Introduction Caroline Kennedy Foreword Robert F Kennedy Preface 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

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