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Profiles in courage for our time

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Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • Courage -- United States,
  • United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government,
  • Northern Ireland -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduced and edited by Caroline Kennedy.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsKennedy, Caroline, 1957-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 354 p. ;
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245979M
    ISBN 100786867930
    LC Control Number2001051894

    Now in paperback, Profiles in Courage for Our Time pays tribute to 13 such heroes in the same spirit as the original collection. Some of our greatest writers have brought their formidable talents to this celebration of modern political bravery including Michael Beschloss, Anna Quindlen, Bob Woodward, and Marian Wright Edelman.4/5(1). Profiles in Courage is, of course, a non-fiction book. Its characters are real people from history. In the book John F. Kennedy (and the people who helped him write the book) profile 8 US.

    PROFILES IN COURAGE FOR OUR TIME Caroline Kennedy-Schlossberg, Editor. Hyperion $ (p) ISBN PW Talks with Caroline Kennedy; Buy this book. In , then-senator John F. Profiles in Courage for Our Time pays tribute to 13 such heroes, each a recipient of the prestigious Profile in Courage award. The essays' authors are as noteworthy as their subjects: Anna Quindlen writes about Governor James Florio's passing of the strictest gun control law in the nation; Al Hunt details Russell Feingold and John McCain's.

    Profiles in Courage for Our Time pays tribute to 13 such heroes, each a recipient of the prestigious Profile in Courage award. Each of the 14 essay subjects was a recipient of the Profiles in Courage Award, created by the Kennedy family a decade ago. The virtue of courage ordinarily involves some risk to one's life. With exceptions, such as civil rights leader John Lewis, the virtue as lauded in this volume involves inveighing against some powerful interest.


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Some of our greatest writers have brought their formidable talents to this celebration of modern political bravery including Michael Beschloss, Anna Quindlen, Bob Woodward, and Marian Wright Edelman/5().

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