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President of the other America

Edward R. Schmitt

President of the other America

Robert Kennedy and the politics of poverty

by Edward R. Schmitt

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEdward R. Schmitt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.K4 .S335 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935927M
    ISBN 109781558497306
    LC Control Number2009044280

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