Profiles In Courage

Profiles In Courage

Profiles In Courage

This is a book about Courage and Patriotism. It tells the dramatic stories of a number of American politicians of various political and regional allegiances whose one overriding loyalty was to the United States and to the right as God gave them to see it. They range from born aristocrats to self-made men. Some are well-known, some almost forgotten. But all of them, in the face of dreadful consequences, exhibited a special kind of greatness. These stories about them remind us sharply that there is, in addition to a courage with which men die, a courage by which men must live. —Print Ed.

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Genre : History
Author : President John F. Kennedy
Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
Release : 2015-11-06
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781786257116


Profiles In Courage For Our Time

Profiles In Courage For Our Time

Profiles the recipients of the Profiles in Courage Award, established by the Kennedys in 1989 to honor courageous public service.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Caroline Kennedy
Publisher :
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 517 Pages
ISBN : 0786245638


Profiles In Courage For Our Time

Profiles In Courage For Our Time

In the spirit of John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage, 13 essays honoring modern-day political heroes, penned by a collection of stellar authors. Nearly half a century after then-Senator John F. Kennedy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Profiles in Courage, his masterful portrait of American heroes, the words "politician" and "courage" are rarely uttered in the same breath. But, as this celebration of modern political bravery amply demonstrates, there are countless examples of heroism among today's elected officials. Profiles in Courage for Our Time pays tribute to 13 such heroes, each a recipient of the prestigious Profile in Courage award. The essays' authors are as noteworthy as their subjects: Anna Quindlen writes about Governor James Florio's passing of the strictest gun control law in the nation; Al Hunt details Russell Feingold and John McCain's efforts to reform political financing; Bob Woodward writes on former President Gerald Ford's controversial decision of conscience to pardon former President Richard Nixon. "The Profiles in Courage Award seeks to honor those whose lives of service prove that politics can be a noble profession. We hope that Americans realize that there are men and women serving at all levels of our government who are legends of our time." --Caroline Kennedy Renowned authors and award-winners featured in Profiles in Courage for Our Time: --Michael Beschloss on Carl Elliot, Sr. --Bill Kovach on Charles Weltner --E. J. Dionne on Lowell Weicker, Jr. --Anna Quindlen on James Florio --Pete Hamill on Henry Gonzalez --Steve Roberts on Michael Synar --Marian Wright Edelman on Corkin Cherubini --Maryanne Vollers on Charles Price --Ron Suskind on Nickolas C. Murnion --Michael Daly on Irish Peace Makers --Anthony Walton on Hilda Solis --Al Hunt on Russell Feingold and John McCain --Teresa Carpenter on John Lewis --Bob Woodward on Gerald Ford

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Caroline Kennedy
Publisher : Hyperion
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 0786867930


Profiles In Courage

Profiles In Courage

The Pulitzer Prize winning classic by President John F. Kennedy, with an introduction by Caroline Kennedy and a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy. Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage serves as a clarion call to every American. In this book Kennedy chose eight of his historical colleagues to profile for their acts of astounding integrity in the face of overwhelming opposition. These heroes, coming from different junctures in our nation’s history, include John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Thomas Hart Benton, and Robert A. Taft. Now, a half-century later, the book remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable national spirit and an unparalleled celebration of that most noble of human virtues. It resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues and is a powerful reminder of the strength of the human spirit. Profiles in Courage is as Robert Kennedy states in the foreword: “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." Along with vintage photographs and an extensive author biography, this book features Kennedy's correspondence about the writing project, contemporary reviews, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two rousing speeches from recipients of the Profile in Courage Award. Introduction by John F. Kennedy’s daughter Caroline Kennedy, forward by John F. Kennedy’s brother Robert F. Kennedy.

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Genre : History
Author : John F. Kennedy
Publisher : Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Release : 2004-06-01
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 0060544392


Profiles In Courage

Profiles In Courage

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage has served as a clarion call to every American. A collection of eight inspiring, unsung, and heroic acts by American patriots at different junctures in our nation's history, Kennedy's book became required reading and an instant classic and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Now, a half-century later, it remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable national spirit and an unparalleled celebration of that most noble of human virtues. Along with vintage photographs and an extensive author biography, this book features Kennedy's correspondence about the writing project, contemporary reviews, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two rousing speeches from recipients of the Profile in Courage Award.

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Genre : History
Author : John F. Kennedy
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2015-09-08
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780062339096


Black Profiles In Courage

Black Profiles In Courage

Recounts inspirational stories of influential African Americans, including Crispus Attucks, Frederick Douglass, and Rosa Parks.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 261 Pages
ISBN : 0380813416


Profiles In Courage

Profiles In Courage

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Author : John F. Kennedy
Publisher :
Release : 1964
Total Pages : Pages
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Presidential Courage

Presidential Courage

Documents crucial historical moments in each of the first forty-three presidencies during which the future of the United States has been dramatically affected by a bold executive decision, in an account that offers insight into the factors that influenced the most difficult choices made by each president. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Michael R. Beschloss
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2008-02-05
Total Pages : 430 Pages
ISBN : 9780743257442


The Nbc Teacher S Guide To Profiles In Courage

The Nbc Teacher S Guide To Profiles In Courage

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Genre : Biography
Author : John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Publisher :
Release : 1964
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : OCLC:13542720


Scarlet And Black Volume Two

Scarlet And Black Volume Two

The 250th anniversary of the founding of Rutgers University is a perfect moment for the Rutgers community to reconcile its past, and acknowledge its role in the enslavement and debasement of African Americans and the disfranchisement and elimination of Native American people and culture. Scarlet and Black, Volume 2, continues to document the history of Rutgers’s connection to slavery, which was neither casual nor accidental—nor unusual. Like most early American colleges, Rutgers depended on slaves to build its campuses and serve its students and faculty; it depended on the sale of black people to fund its very existence. This second of a planned three volumes continues the work of the Committee on Enslaved and Disenfranchised Population in Rutgers History. This latest volume includes: an introduction to the period studied (from the end of the Civil War through WWII) by Deborah Gray White; a study of the first black students at Rutgers and New Brunswick Theological Seminary; an analysis of African-American life in the City of New Brunswick during the period; and profiles of the earliest black women to matriculate at Douglass College. To learn more about the work of the Committee on Enslaved and Disenfranchised Population in Rutgers History, visit the project's website at http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu

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Genre : History
Author : Kendra Boyd
Publisher : Rutgers University Press
Release : 2020-02-21
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 9781978813038