Download e-book for iPad: 85 Days: The Last Campaign of Robert Kennedy by Jules Witcover

By Jules Witcover

ISBN-10: 0062463918

ISBN-13: 9780062463913

ISBN-10: 0399102361

ISBN-13: 9780399102363

The “definitive account” (Washington Post) of Robert F. Kennedy’s seminal presidential campaign.

85 Days is veteran Washington journalist Jules Witcover’s masterpiece of political reportage. It brilliantly captures a misplaced second in time while the politics of conviction appeared to converge with America’s early life move against the Vietnam warfare. At its heart used to be the charismatic Robert F. Kennedy, brother of the slain President John F. Kennedy. Robert Kennedy’s impassioned competition to the Vietnam battle, and his imaginative and prescient for a extra egalitarian usa, introduced him on some of the most memorable, even though short, campaigns in U.S. political history.

Witcover’s using narrative follows Kennedy’s crusade in the course of the fundamental season, as Kennedy mulled a run, constructed his middle concerns and supporter base, and shot to the pinnacle of the polls, culminating in a victory in California simply days ahead of he used to be tragically killed. A undying paintings of political journalism, 85 Days captures the nature and spirit of a guy who got here to represent an unforgettable period in America.

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