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President of the other America : Robert Kennedy and the politics of poverty / Edward R. Schmitt
Bib ID 4833184
Format BookBook
Author
Schmitt, Edward R., 1970-
 
Description Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2010 
ix, 324 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781558497306
9781558497306
1558497307
Full contents
  • From the New Deal to the new frontier : postwar prosperity, poverty, and the Kennedys
  • At the fulcrum of the movement : deciding time
  • Poverty and justice : defining a federal role
  • Troubles and trials : from Dallas to Watts
  • The education of a senator : seeking a "greater society"
  • "Born in a storm" : the Bedford-Stuyvesant experiment
  • "It became his issue" : fighting for the war on poverty
  • "You can't deny these people the presidency" : the 1968 campaign.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-311) and index.

Subjects Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.  |  Poverty -- United States -- History -- 20th century.  |  Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968.  |  United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.  |  United States -- Social policy -- 20th century.  |  United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.

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