The Gospel According to RFK: Why It Matters Now
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The Gospel According to RFK: Why It Matters Now

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As he campaigned for the presidency in 1968, Robert Kennedy outlined what seems today a redemptive vision for America. Tirelessly, before the kinds of vast crowds reserved for rock stars, RFK articulated with passionate eloquence the disasters of a misguided war, the pain of the dispossessed, and the way out of war and poverty. And then, 81 days into the campaign, he was a...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Basic Books
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Raymond Thomas
If you want a cheaper alternative to the collected speeches and writings of RFK, then you should consider buying this book. However, I couldn't possibly recommend this otherwise. While it was great to be able to read the speeches, the "editor" of this book is a rabid anti-GWB leftist who would rather believe in conspiracy theories (judicial coup of the US government) and draw questionable parallels rather than follow the beliefs of RFK. The author is much more interested, seemingly, in using RFK...more
Janet
Collection of speaches interesting, but the editorials were a bit too one sided.
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Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, also called RFK, was the United States Attorney General from 1961 to 1964 and a US Senator from New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968. He was one of US President John F. Kennedy's younger brothers, and also one of his most trusted advisors and worked closely with the president during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He also made a significant contribution to t...more
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