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The Kennedy promise

Henry Fairlie

The Kennedy promise

the politics of expectation.

by Henry Fairlie

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963,
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE841 .F34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination376 p.
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5709868M
      ISBN 100385005598
      LC Control Number70186018
      OCLC/WorldCa577910

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