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Of Kennedys and Kings

Harris Wofford

Of Kennedys and Kings

making sense of the sixties

by Harris Wofford

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963,
    • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968,
    • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968,
    • Nineteen sixties,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementHarris Wofford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE841 .W56 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination503 p. ;
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4098234M
      ISBN 100374224323
      LC Control Number80012558

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Basic Books. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.