John F. Kennedy and the Second Reconstruction

John F. Kennedy and the Second Reconstruction

by Carl M. Brauer
     
 

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In his short but eventful presidency, John F. Kennedy became the key political figure behind a dramatic civil rights revolution: a Second Reconstruction, spurred by an ambitious drive by the federal government to remove racial barriers in political and economic life. 'John F. Kennedy and the Second Reconstruction, ' drawing extensively on the John F. Kennedy and…  See more details below

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In his short but eventful presidency, John F. Kennedy became the key political figure behind a dramatic civil rights revolution: a Second Reconstruction, spurred by an ambitious drive by the federal government to remove racial barriers in political and economic life. 'John F. Kennedy and the Second Reconstruction, ' drawing extensively on the John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy papers, portrays the president's actions during every stage of the confrontation over civil rights in the South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231083676
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Series:
Columbia Studies in Contemporary America
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.99(h) x 1.07(d)

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