The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK

The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK

by John R. Bohrer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608199648
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/06/2017
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 591,790
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

John R. Bohrer is a reporter, historian, and television news producer. He has helped produce high-profile interviews, including with nearly every major 2016 presidential candidate. His research has been cited by the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe. His writing has appeared in New York magazine, The New Republic, Politico, and USA Today, among others. The Revolution of Robert Kennedy is his first book. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Memorial 1

Book I The New Frontier Behind

1 The Future Question 11

2 A Job for Bobby 28

3 Seeing Ghosts 48

4 Distractions 68

5 Loyalty Above All 87

6 A Newer World 109

Book II Revolution

7 The Sixties Breaking Open 137

8 Ruthless 154

9 The Revolution Now in Progress 177

10 Slow Boil 198

11 Revolución 228

12 Power and Responsibility 250

13 Ripple 278

Epilogue: Memorial 298

Acknowledgments 305

Notes 307

Index 359

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The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
THE MAKING OF A COMPASSIONATE STATESMAN This beautifully written book details the events in the life of Robert Kennedy for two years following the assassination of his brother the President. It puts a human face on the public persona of Robert Kennedy. We understand his struggles. It is a compelling story that keeps the reader engaged. Even though I lived through this time period, I learned many details about the political scene and how Robert Kennedy hoped to change the world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this as a thoughtful treatment of some years of a thoughtful man. Thank you for reminding me of some inspirational thoughts words and deeds.
2058637 More than 1 year ago