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Make Gentle the Life of This World The Vision of Robert F. Kennedy

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ISBN-10: 0151003564

ISBN-13: 9780151003563

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert F. Kennedy, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy

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From the private journals of Robert F. Kennedy come words that spark the imagination and touch the heart, accompanied by photos of both the public and private Kennedy. The late senator’s son, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, opens his father’s journals to offer the quintessence of his thought. Photographs throughout.
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List price: $20.00
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/18/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Robert "Bobby" Kennedy was the seventh of nine children in the wealthy Kennedy family of Massachusetts. When his elder brother John F. Kennedy became President in 1961, Robert was named Attorney General. The brothers had worked together during the campaign, with Robert serving as his brother's campaign manager. Robert Kennedy had been educated at Harvard University, served in the Navy during World War II, and received his law degree from Virginia Law School in 1951. Then he worked in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice in 1951 and 1952, where he helped prosecute corruption and income-tax invasion cases. In the following years he served as congressional investigator for…    

Maxwell Taylor Kennedy graduated from Harvard University and the University of Virginia School of Law. He taught environmental studies at Boston College, where he cofounded the Urban Ecology Institute. Mr. Kennedy served as a prosecutor for three years before he collected and edited his first book, Make Gentle the Life of This World: The Vision of Robert Kennedy. Maxwell Taylor Kennedy is an avid scuba diver and co-led an expedition that located the wrecks of a fleet of pirate ships off Venezuela. He also participated in the National Geographic Explorers search for PT 109. A devoted maritime historian, Mr. Kennedy is currently an Associate Scholar of the John Carter Brown Library, a Center…    

The Act of Living
An American Spirit
Debate and Dissent
Seeking a Better World
Civil Rights
Crime and Violence
Quality of Life
A Hope for the Future
Change and Renewal
Personal Knowledge
Toward Understanding
A Citizen in a Civil Society
Law and Justice
Leadership and Public Service
The Life of the Heart
Family and Friends
Suffering and Tragedy
A Greater World
A Shared World
War and Peace
A Brief Chronology of RFK's Life