The burden and the glory / John F. Kennedy ; the hopes and purposes of President Kennedy's second and third years in office as revealed in his public statements and addresses ; edited by Allan Nevins ; foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson.


[1st ed.].. New York : Harper and Row, [1964] .

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Subjects Biografias.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1961-1963.
Historia Dos Estados Unidos.
Politics and government
Politieke ideeën.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
United States.
Description xvii, 293 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
©1964
Notes Includes index.
Summary The speeches range from a "State of the Union" message to the speech that was to be made in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, and the author's brief and informal explanatory notes set each speech in perspective.
Contents The shape and the aims of government. The second State of the Union message -- The third State of the Union message -- The work done and the work still to do -- The continuing struggle for peace. Constant readiness for fair negotiations -- Nuclear testing and disarmament -- What kind of peace do we want? -- The test ban treaty announced -- The tasks of the United Nations -- The test ban treaty signed -- The meaning of the test ban treaty -- Points of international danger. The vital importance of West Berlin -- Matsu and Quemoy : the basic American position -- American surveillance -- Cuba quarantined and Khrushchev challenged -- The bombers are withdrawn -- Ich bin ein Berliner -- Interdependence. Trade as a strengthener of free nations -- The doctrine of national independence -- Partnership with Germany and a united Europe -- The defense of West Berlin and West Germany -- American ties with Ireland -- Italy, NATO and European unity -- World involvement is irreversible -- The family of man -- Latin America and the Alliance for Progress. The cooperative effort of our great free nations -- A task for a decade -- How much real progress in Latin America? -- Central America and the development of progressive societies -- Harsh facts of poverty and social injustice -- Race relations and civil rights. James Meredith and the University of Mississippi -- The end of federal discrimination in housing -- The ballot, education, fair employment and other rights -- The racial clash in Birmingham -- The moral issue of equal rights for all colors -- Southern progress in school desegregation -- The nation's economy : business, agriculture, taxes and the role of government. The chaos of American transportation -- Steel prices and the public interest -- Steel : profits, modernization and investment -- Attitude toward business -- Myths respecting American government -- Avoiding the deficit of stagnation -- Farmers and farm life -- How shall we keep our manpower employed? -- The urgency of tax reduction -- We have helped capital, not soaked it -- Science and education. For more exercise and less "spectation" -- Education and world order -- What the coming army officer will need -- Science, space and the new education -- The urgency of better education -- Our educational deficiencies and the remedy -- The lives of one million young Americans -- Science as a guide of public policy -- Postscript. Undelivered speech for the Dallas Citizens Council, the Dallas Assembly and the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest in Dallas.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)998505
(OCoLC)ocm00998505
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963.
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