The last campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America

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HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books ,
Pub. Date:
2008.
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Unabridged.
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English
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After John F. Kennedy's assassination, Robert Kennedyformerly Jack's no-holds-barred political warrioralmost lost hope. He was haunted by his brother's murder, and by the nation's seeming inabilities to solve its problems of race, poverty, and the war in Vietnam. Bobby sensed the country's pain, and when he announced that he was running for president, the country united behind his hopes. Over the action-packed eighty-two days of his campaign, Americans were inspired by Kennedy's promise to lead them toward a better time. And after an assassin's bullet stopped this last great stirring public figure of the 1960s, crowds lined up along the country's railroad tracks to say goodbye to Bobby. Clarke's The Last Campaign is the definitive account of Robert Kennedy's exhilarating and tragic 1968 campaign for presidentand a revelatory history that is especially resonant now.
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subject_facet Kennedy, Robert F., -- 1925-1968, Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968, United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969
title_display The last campaign : Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America
title_full The last campaign : Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America [electronic resource] / Thurston Clarke
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title_sub Robert F. Kennedy and 82 days that inspired America
topic_facet Election, Kennedy, Robert F, Politics and government, Presidents