An Honorable Profession: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy

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To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of RFK, Doubleday/Main Street Books reissues a collection of articles and photos from the time immediately after the event. Part of the proceeds goes to the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Fund, which rewards individuals who have accomplished themselves in the area of human rights. Authorized by the Kennedy family.
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Overview

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the assassination of RFK, Doubleday/Main Street Books reissues a collection of articles and photos from the time immediately after the event. Part of the proceeds goes to the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Fund, which rewards individuals who have accomplished themselves in the area of human rights. Authorized by the Kennedy family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385471275
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/28/1968
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 884,731
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Senator Edward M. Kennedy: Eulogy 1
Senator Robert F. Kennedy at 1964 Democratic National Convention 4
Senator Robert F. Kennedy on the Death of Dr. Martin Luther King 7
John Glenn: Eulogy 10
Pierre Salinger: Tribute 15
Edwin O. Guthman 18
Frank Mankiewicz: Look Special Edition 22
John Seigenthaler: Tribute 24
Theodore H. White: Life Magazine 27
The Talk of the Town: The New Yorker 31
Loudon Wainwright: Life Magazine 36
Pete Hamill: Good Housekeeping 39
David Murray: The Chicago Sun-Times 44
Herblock (Herbert L. Block): The Washington Post 47
Murray Schumach: The New York Times 48
Norman Cousins: The Saturday Review 50
Editorial: The Boston Herald Traveler 52
Editorial: The Washington Post 54
Charles Frankel: The Saturday Review 57
Charles Bartlett: The New York Daily Column 59
Warren Rogers and Stanley Tretick: Look 61
Jack Newfield: The Village Voice 65
Editorial: Kayhan International 68
Introduction: Epoca Special Edition 69
Tom Leathers: The Squire Newspapers 70
Ted Lewis: The New York Daily News 73
Letter from Judy Zimmermann to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 75
Letter from Mrs. Gertrude Claflin to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 76
Letter from Anthony Germano to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 78
Letter from John W. Douglas to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 79
Letter from Inmates of San Quentin to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 81
Richard Harwood: The Washington Post 83
Richard Harwood: The Washington Post 85
Robert Healy: The Boston Globe 87
Burke Marshall: The Georgetown Law Journal 90
Antonio Orendain: El Malcriado 94
Simeon Booker: Jet Magazine 96
Thomas B. Congdon, Jr.: The Saturday Evening Post 98
Sylvan Meyer: The Daily Times, Gainesville, Louisiana 103
Theodore C. Sorenson: The Saturday Review 105
James Thomas Jackson: Watts Writers' Workshop, Los Angeles Underground 107
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.: The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times 109
James Whittaker: Eulogy 114
Senator George McGovern: Introduction of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Sioux Falls and Rapid City, South Dakota 117
Senator Jacob Javits: Eulogy 119
Senator Abraham Ribicoff: Eulogy 123
Senator Winston Prouty: Eulogy 125
Patrick J. Lucey: Wisconsin State Democratic Convention 126
The Honorable W. Averell Harriman: Eulogy 130
Harold MacMillan: BBC Broadcast 130
Andrei Voznesensky: "June '68" 131
Charles Evers: Look Special Edition 132
Ambassador Arthur J. Goldberg: Eulogy 135
Secretary-General U Thant: Eulogy 137
Senator Joseph Tydings: Eulogy 138
Representative Edith Green: Eulogy 140
Letter from Prince Sihanouk of Cambodia to Mrs. Robert F. Kennedy 141
Steve Bell: Perspective ABC Radio Network 142
Ambassador James Bell: Eulogy 146
W. F. Minor: The New Orleans Times-Picayune 147
Martin Arnold: The New York Times 150
Bruce Biossat: Newspaper Enterprise Association 153
Loudon Wainwright: Life Magazine 156
Joseph Alsop: The Washington Post Syndicate 158
Art Buchwald: The Washington Post Syndicate 160
George Sullivan: The Boston Herald Traveler 162
Jules Witcover: Newhouse Newspapers 166
Joseph Kraft: The Los-Angeles Times 169
Editorial: The Blackfoot News (Idaho) 171
Prayer: American Indian Cultural Group at San Quentin 173
David Murray: The Chicago Sun-Times 174
Hugh Haynie: The Los Angeles Times Syndicate 176
Bonnie Angelo: Newhouse Newspapers 177
Eugene Patterson: The Atlanta Constitution 180
Jimmy Breslin: The New York World Journal Tribune 183
Mrs. Joseph P. Kennedy: Statement to American People 190
Senator Edward M. Kennedy: Statement to American People 191
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