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Author Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Title Profiles in courage / John F. Kennedy ; special memorial foreword by Robert F. Kennedy ; illustrations by Emil Weiss.
Pub Info New York : Harper & Row, 1964, ©1961.
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Edition Young readers memorial edition, abridged.
Descript 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Summary Brief biographical sketches of eight United States Senators who displayed courage by acting according to principles that they believed in even though doing so meant unpopularity and criticism.
Contents Courage and politics -- John Quincy Adams -- Daniel Webster -- Thomas Hart Benton -- Sam Houston -- Edmund G. Ross -- Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar -- George Norris -- Robert A. Taft -- Other men of political courage -- The meaning of courage.
Subject United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Legislators -- Biography.
Statesmen -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Politics and government.
Genre Literature.
Add Author Weiss, Emil, 1896-1965, illustrator.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968, aui.
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