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Profiles in courage
Chronicles the experiences of statesmen from a variety of political and personal backgrounds.
- "This is a book about the most admirable of human virtues - courage ... During 1954-1955, John F. Kennedy, then a U.S. senator, chose eight of his historical colleagues to profile for their acts of astounding integrity in the face of overwhelming opposition. These heroes include John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Thomas Hart Benton, and Robert A. Taft. [The book] now featuring a new Introduction by Caroline Kennedy, as well as Robert Kennedy's Foreword written for the 1964 memorial edition -- resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues and is a powerful reminder of the strength of the human spirit. It is, as Robert Kennedy writes, "not just stories of the past but a book of hope and confidence for the future. What happens to the country, to the world, depends on what we do with what others have left us.-Back cover."
- "Nominated for a Grammy Award in 1991, this recording features John F. Kennedy, Jr., reading his father's Pulitzer Prize-winning portrait of courageous Americans such as Daniel Webster, Sam Houston, and John Quincy Adams."
- "Chronicles the experiences of statesmen from a variety of political and personal backgrounds."@en
- "Chronicles the experiences of statesmen from a variety of political and personal backgrounds."
- "Profiles eight historical figures who demonstrated particular integrity in the face of opposition, including John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Thomas Hart Benton, and Robert A. Taft."
- "John F. Kennedy, a U.S. President author writes of senators through American history who risked and sacrificed their lives for unpopular causes."@en
- "Profiles in courage."
- "Profiles in Courage"
- "Profiles in courage [Abridgement by Harold Schmidt] /"
- "Profiles in courage"
- "Profiles in courage"@en
- "Profiles In Courage"@en