85 Days

Editore: HarperCollins Data di rilascio: 2016-08-09

Descrizione

The definitive account (Washington Post) of Robert F. Kennedys seminal presidential campaign.85 Daysis veteran Washington journalist Jules Witcovers masterpiece of political reportage. It brilliantly captures a lost moment in time when the politics of conviction seemed to converge with Americas youth movement in opposition to the Vietnam War. At its center was the charismatic Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the slain President John F. Kennedy. Robert Kennedys impassioned opposition to the Vietnam War, and his vision for a more egalitarian United States, launched him on one of the most memorable, though brief, campaigns in U.S. political history.Witcovers driving narrative follows Kennedys campaign throughout the primary season, as Kennedy mulled a run, developed his core issues and supporter base, and shot to the top of the polls, culminating in a victory in California just two days before he was tragically killed. A timeless work of political journalism,85 Dayscaptures the character and spirit of a man who came to symbolize an unforgettable era in America.

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Informazioni Aggiuntive

Genere: USA

Raccolta: William Morrow Paperbacks

Genere: EPub

Pagine 336

ISBN: 9780062660565

Informazioni Aggiuntive

Genere: USA

Raccolta: William Morrow Paperbacks

Genere: EPub

Pagine 336

ISBN: 9780062660565

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