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The Resource American values : lessons I learned from my family, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, (sound recording)

American values : lessons I learned from my family, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, (sound recording)

Label
American values : lessons I learned from my family
Title
American values
Title remainder
lessons I learned from my family
Statement of responsibility
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this book that combines the best aspects of memoir and political history, the third child of Attorney General Robert Kennedy and nephew of JFK takes us on an intimate journey through his life, including watershed moments in the history of our nation. Stories of his grandparents Joseph and Rose set the stage for their nine remarkable children, among them three U.S. senators -- Teddy, Bobby, and Jack -- one of whom went on to become attorney general, and the other, the president of the United States. We meet Allen Dulles and J. Edgar Hoover, two men whose agencies posed the principal threats to American democracy and values. Their power struggles with the Kennedys underpinned all the defining conflicts of the era. We live through the Cuban Missile Crisis, when insubordinate spies and belligerent generals in the Pentagon and Moscow brought the world to the cliff edge of nuclear war. At Hickory Hill in Virginia, where RFK Jr. grew up, we encounter the celebrities who gathered at the second most famous address in Washington, members of what would later become known as America's Camelot. Through his father's role as attorney general we get an insider's look as growing tensions over civil rights led to pitched battles in the streets and 16,000 federal troops were called in to enforce desegregation at Ole Miss. We see growing pressure to fight wars in Southeast Asia to stop communism. We relive the assassination of JFK, RFK's run for the presidency that was cut short by his own death, and the aftermath of those murders on the Kennedy family. "--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PLAYA
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • biography
  • history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stephen Graybill
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
American values : lessons I learned from my family, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously released by HarperCollins Publishers, ℗2018
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • other
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1034623262
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (approximately 15.75 hr.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509475810
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other control number
9781509475810
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
37104
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1034623262
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
American values : lessons I learned from my family, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Previously released by HarperCollins Publishers, ℗2018
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • other
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • nz
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1034623262
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (approximately 15.75 hr.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509475810
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other control number
9781509475810
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
37104
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1034623262
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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