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Of Kennedys and Kings : making sense of the sixties / Harris Wofford.


New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, [1980] .
ISBN 0374224323

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Subjects Bürgerrechtsbewegung.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1961-1963.
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1963-1969.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-
King, Martin Luther, 1929-1968.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Nineteen sixties.
Politics and government
USA.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.
United States.
Description 503 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes index.
Summary Reexamines the momentous decade that saw Kennedy's Presidency and the remarkable Civil Rights leadership of Martin Luther King.
Contents Prologue : nevertheless -- The making of a President : another view. Calling Mrs. Martin Luther King ; On the Campaign of 1960 ; Search for the brightest and the best -- Popular protest and public power : civil rights. Martin Luther King, the bus boycott, and civil disobedience ; Kennedy action and inaction : "One stroke of the pen"? ; Marching to Montgomery ; MLK, RFK, LBJ, and the FBI : matters of live and death -- The politics of service and social invention. The Peace Corps : "Hijos de Kennedy" ; A War on Poverty and the idea of national service ; The Great Society and Lyndon Johnson's other war -- Conflicting legacies : an American tragedy. From the Bay of Pigs to Vietnam ; The agony of Robert Kennedy ; Chicago 1968 and the end of an era -- Epilogue : mystic chords of memory.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6143500
(OCoLC)ocm06143500
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wofford, Harris.
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