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Hope and history : a memoir of tumultuous times / by William vanden Heuvel.

Author/Creator:
Vanden Heuvel, William J. (William Jacobus), 1930- author.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Vanden Heuvel, William J. (William Jacobus), 1930-
Vanden Heuvel, William J. (William Jacobus), 1930-
Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
Ambassadors.
Diplomatic relations.
Politics and government.
Statesmen.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Summary:
"The uniquely American story of Ambassador William vanden Heuvel, who rose from modest immigrant beginnings to embrace an extraordinary life in politics and public service alongside Roosevelts, Kennedys, and some of the most important American political figures of the 20th century"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Growing up in the age of Roosevelt
Heroes and mentors
RFK, Prince Edward County and the revolution for justice
Prisons and prisoners
The Carter presidency and the United Nations
America and the Holocaust
The Roosevelt legacy
Reflections on years to come.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Vanden Heuvel, William J. (William Jacobus), 1930- author. Hope and history
ISBN:
9781501738173
1501738178
OCLC:
1066118209
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