Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, shares personal remembrances of her father and through interviews with politicians, media personalities, celebrities and leaders, explores the influence that he continues to have on the issues at the heart of America's identity. Robert Kennedy championed the disenfranchised from Watts to the Mississippi Delta. He battled corrupt union bosses and protected Alabama Freedom Riders. He embraced Cesar Chavez and opposed the Vietnam War. He fought racism, lauded courage and called for peace. He soothed those who suffered, and he suffered himself. He announced his 1968 bid for the presidency saying "I am convinced that this country is on a perilous course and because I have such strong feelings about what must be done, and I feel that I'm obliged to do all that I can. I run to seek new policies - policies to end the bloodshed in Vietnam and in our cities, policies to close the gaps that now exist between black and white, between rich and poor, be...
|Title||:||Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope: Kerry Kennedy in Conversation with Heads of State, Business Leaders, Influencers, and Activists about Her Father's Impact on Their Lives|
|Number of Pages||:||336 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope: Kerry Kennedy in Conversation with Heads of State, Business Leaders, Influencers, and Activists about Her Father's Impact on Their Lives Reviews
What a great book!!! Such a tribute to Robert Kennedy by his daughter. I really enjoyed this book and highly recoomend it to anyone interested in this great man. Very inspriing. Thanks to NetGalley, the author and the publisher for the ARC of this book in return for my honest review.