Profiles in Courage

Author: John F. Kennedy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Profiles in Courage

Author: Eli Granger

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 142597418X

Category: Fiction

Page: 495

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The book lays out the evolutionary, historical and scientific evidence that a psychological immune system exists and details how this system functions and the impact it has had on our personal, social and national life. It shows ways that it can be helpful in our attempt to identify and handle the threats and dangers that face us just as our biological immune system does. And, like our biological immune system, it has the potential to be both beneficial and lethal.

A Study Guide for John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1410335259

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 15

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A Study Guide for John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs.

Summary and Analysis of Profiles in Courage

Author: Worth Books

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504019474

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 30

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Profiles in Courage tells you what you need to know—before or after you read John F. Kennedy’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Profiles in Courage includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy: John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage takes an in-depth look at eight US senators who displayed courage by going against their political party’s platform and acting on integrity and convictions. These timeless stories of political courage and inner strength are no less poignant today than upon the book’s original publication in 1955. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Profiles in Courage

Author: John F. Kennedy

Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics

ISBN: 9780062278791

Category: History

Page: 304

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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.

Profiles in Courage

Author: John F. Kennedy

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062339095

Category: History

Page: 304

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THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CLASSIC OF POLITICAL INTEGRITY With a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy and introduction by Caroline Kennedy John F. Kennedy’s enduring classic resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues—courage and patriotism—and remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable American spirit During 1954-55, Kennedy, then a junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, profiled eight American patriots, mainly United States Senators, who at crucial moments in our nation’s history, revealed a special sort of greatness: men who disregarded dreadful consequences to their public and private lives to do that one thing which seemed right in itself. They were men of various political and regional allegiances—their one overriding loyalty was to the United States. Courage such as these men shared, Kennedy makes clear, is central to all morality—a man does what he must in spite of personal consequences—and these exciting stories suggest that, without in the least disparaging the courage with which men die, we should not overlook the true greatness adorning those acts of courage with which men must live. As Robert F. Kennedy writes in the foreword, Profiles in Courage “is 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." This special "P.S." edition of the book commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the book's publication. It includes vintage photographs and an extensive author biography, and features Kennedy's correspondence about the writing project, contemporary reviews of the book, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two rousing speeches from recipients of the Profile in Courage Award.

Profiles In Courage For Our Time

Author: Caroline Kennedy

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 9780786886784

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Nearly half a century after then -- Senator John F. Kennedy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Profiles in Courage, the Kennedy family continues to keep alive the tradition of honoring selfless public service with its Profiles in Courage Award. Now in paperback, Profiles in Courage for Our Time pays tribute to 13 such heroes in the same spirit as the original collection. Some of our greatest writers have brought their formidable talents to this celebration of modern political bravery including Michael Beschloss, Anna Quindlen, Bob Woodward, and Marian Wright Edelman. Also included is Caroline Kennedy's profile of the latest award recipient, Kofi Annan. These are just a few of the luminaries who eloquently and passionately record the experiences of the award winners. This celebration of modern political bravery demonstrates that heroism among today's elected officials is as possible and inspiring as ever. "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

Profiles in Courage

Author: Nirmala Sathe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Feminism

Page: 55

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Profiles In Courage

Author: President John F. Kennedy

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 1786257114

Category: History

Page: 192

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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.