The Resource Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary, Ray E. Boomhower, (ebook)

Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary, Ray E. Boomhower, (ebook)

Label
Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary
Title
Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary
Statement of responsibility
Ray E. Boomhower
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 4, 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy Jr., arrived in Indiana to campaign for the state's Democratic presidential primary. As Kennedy prepared to fly from an appearance in Muncie to Indianapolis, he learned that civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had been shot outside his hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. Before his plane landed in Indianapolis, Kennedy heard the news that King had died. Despite warnings from Indianapolis police that they could not guarantee his safety, and concerns from his own staff, Kennedy decided to proceed with plans to address an outdoor rally to be held in the heart of the city's African American community. On that cold and windy evening, Kennedy broke the news of King's death in an impassioned, extemporaneous speech on the need for compassion in the face of violence. It has proven to be one of the great speeches in American political history. This book explains what brought the politician to Indiana that day, and explores the characters and events of the 1968 Indiana Democratic presidential primary-in which Kennedy, who had been an underdog, would go on to a decisive victory
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1959-
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Boomhower, Ray E.
Dewey number
973.922
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kennedy, Robert F
  • Kennedy, Robert F
  • United States
  • Presidential candidates
  • Political campaigns
  • Primaries
  • Indiana
  • United States
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Legislators
Target audience
adult
Label
Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary, Ray E. Boomhower, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253007759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12261428
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12261428
System control number
MWT12261428
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Robert F. Kennedy and the 1968 Indiana primary, Ray E. Boomhower, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253007759
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12261428
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12261428
System control number
MWT12261428
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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