Book Discussion on Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism

Joseph Palermo talked about his book Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism, published by Longman as part of the Library of… read more

Joseph Palermo talked about his book Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism, published by Longman as part of the Library of American Biography series for college studies. This overview biography chronicles Robert Kennedy’s life from his time as a boy growing up amidst the turmoil of the Great Depression and World War II to his rise as a central figure in the national debate on communism, poverty, civil rights, and the war in Vietnam. Professor Palermo talks about the Robert Kennedy’s life and influence on American politics in the 1950s and 1960s. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism

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Sacramento, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 6, 2009

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