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A Documentary History of the United States: Expanded & Updated 8th Edition

A Documentary History of the United States: Expanded & Updated 8th Edition

by Richard D. Heffner, Alexander Heffner
     
 

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Here in a single volume are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged American history, accompanied by interpretations of their significance by noted historian and broadcaster Richard D. Heffner. It includes complete text of the Declaration of Independence, the complete Constitution of the United States, the Emancipation Proclamation, FDR's 'Four

Overview

Here in a single volume are the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged American history, accompanied by interpretations of their significance by noted historian and broadcaster Richard D. Heffner. It includes complete text of the Declaration of Independence, the complete Constitution of the United States, the Emancipation Proclamation, FDR's 'Four Freedoms' Speech, John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address, Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' Speech, documents relating to September 11, 2001, and Barack Obama's Inaugural Address.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451228505
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Richard D. Heffner received his A.B. and M.A. from Columbia University and has taught history and political science at the University of California, Sarah Lawrence College, and the New School for Social Research. He has been University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers since 1964. Mr. Heffner also produces and moderates his prize-winning weekly public television series, The Open Mind, and for twenty years was Chairman of the motion picture industry’s film rating system. In addition to Democracy in America, Mr. Heffner is the editor of the Mentor book A Documentary History of the United States.

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