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Description: Twenty-three year old John F. Kennedy signs a copy of his book "Why England Slept" for actor Spencer Tracy. Hollywood, CA
Building Block on the Way to Mars
In 1956, John F. Kennedy wrote a book about the grace and courage of eight United States Senators who risked their careers to stand up for American ideals. Profiles in Courage foretold the extraordinary grace and courage of another United States Senator, Edward M. Kennedy, whose perseverance on behalf of the vulnerable and the voiceless has, for 47...
Sebastian Junger, who was embedded for months in Afghanistan with American troops, discussed his new book, War, and the documentary based on the book, Restrepo, with New York Times columnist Bob Herbert.
Alan Khazei, co-founder of City Year in Boston, discusses his new book, Big Citizenship: How Pragmatic Idealism Can Bring Out The Best In America, with David Gergen, a professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
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