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RFK

James LurieJim Meskimen

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Robert Francis Kennedy’s death, RFK: His Words for Our Times is a timeless collection of his most famous speeches, accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures. This updated version provides a direct and intimate perspective on Kennedy’s views on civil rights, social justice, the war in Vietnam, foreign policy, and more. With insights from major historians and public figures, this audiobook is a potent reminder of Robert Kennedy's ability to imagine a better America—an inspiring testament that resonates even today.

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Description

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Robert Francis Kennedy’s death, we bring you an inspiring collection of his most famous speeches, accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures. RFK: His Words for Our Times is a timeless testament to Kennedy’s unwavering commitment to civil rights, social justice, and the ideal of a better America.

Journey Through Robert F. Kennedy's Words

Published to enormous acclaim twenty-five years after Bobby Kennedy was tragically assassinated, RFK: His Words for Our Times captured the essence of his beliefs and aspirations. Now, a quarter century later, this classic volume has been thoroughly edited and updated to resonate with a new generation.

In this curated collection, we gain a direct and intimate perspective on Kennedy’s views regarding civil rights, social justice, the war in Vietnam, foreign policy, peace, poverty eradication, and the power of hope in American politics. His words offer valuable insights into his relationships with influential figures such as his brother John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cesar Chavez.

Expert Commentary on RFK's Legacy

Complementing the speeches are thought-provoking commentaries from major historians and public figures, who analyze the lasting impact of RFK's legacy. Statements from notable individuals like Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Eric Garcetti, William Manchester, Anna Quindlen, Elie Wiesel, and Desmond Tutu shed light on the enduring resonance of Kennedy's words and actions.

With the full cooperation of the Kennedy family, RFK: His Words for Our Times is a powerful reminder of Robert Kennedy’s ability to envision a greater America—an America driven by faith, vision, and compassion. At a time when the world needs hope and unity, this audiobook serves as a rallying cry for progress and justice.

About Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy was a prominent political figure during the 1960s, recognized worldwide for his personal strength and passionate advocacy in favor of civil rights, economic opportunity, and peace. He played a pivotal role in his brother John's successful campaign for the US presidency in 1960 and later served as the nation's second-youngest attorney general. After a successful bid for the US Senate from New York, he bravely pursued the Democratic presidential nomination in 1968. Tragically, he was assassinated in June of that year, at just 42 years old.

Experience the enduring power of Robert F. Kennedy's words in this compelling audiobook edition, narrated by the talented team of C. Richard Allen, Edwin O. Guthman, and Robert F. Kennedy himself.

Publisher

Published by HarperAudio, this audiobook edition of RFK: His Words for Our Times is a must-have for history enthusiasts, activists, and anyone seeking inspiration to create positive change in the world. HarperAudio is committed to producing high-quality audiobooks that captivate listeners and promote a deeper understanding of important historical events.

Additional Info

Book Name: RFK
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: C. Richard AllenEdwin O. GuthmanRobert F. Kennedy
Narrators: James LurieJim Meskimen
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs
Audiobook Length: 14H6M
Publisher: HarperAudio
Language: English
Publish Date: 2018-05-01
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the book RFK about?

RFK is a collection of Robert Francis Kennedy's most famous speeches accompanied by commentary from notable historians and public figures.

When was the book RFK first published?

The book RFK: His Words for Our Times was first published twenty-five years after Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, and it received enormous acclaim.

Has the book RFK been updated?

Yes, a quarter century later, the classic volume RFK: His Words for Our Times has been thoroughly edited and updated.

What topics does RFK cover?

RFK covers Robert Kennedy's views on civil rights, social justice, the war in Vietnam, foreign policy, the desirability of peace, the need to eliminate poverty, and the role of hope in American politics.

Who are some of the people Robert Kennedy knew and worked with?

Some of the people Robert Kennedy knew and worked with include his brother John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and Cesar Chavez, among others.

What commentary does RFK include about Robert Kennedy's legacy?

RFK includes commentary about Robert Kennedy's legacy from major historians and public figures such as Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Eric Garcetti, William Manchester, Anna Quindlen, Elie Wiesel, and Desmond Tutu.

Was the book RFK assembled with the cooperation of the Kennedy family?

Yes, RFK: His Words for Our Times was assembled with the full cooperation of the Kennedy family.

Who are the authors of the book RFK?

The authors of the book RFK are C. Richard Allen, Edwin O. Guthman, and Robert F. Kennedy.

Reviews

9 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emily 27-Sep-2023

    This audiobook is an absolute gem! It provides an in-depth and fascinating look into the life of Robert F. Kennedy. The narrators capture the essence of RFK's journey, giving the listener an intimate understanding of his accomplishments and struggles.

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    John 28-Sep-2023

    RFK is a captivating audiobook that takes you on a remarkable journey through history. The narrators bring RFK's story to life, making you feel like you're right there with him. Highly recommended for anyone interested in politics and the Kennedy family.

  • Sa
    Sarah 04-Oct-2023

    I couldn't stop listening to this audiobook! The narrators do an excellent job of keeping the story engaging and the information presented is well-researched and informative. RFK's legacy truly shines through in this brilliant piece of work.

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    Mike 13-Oct-2023

    RFK is a must-listen for history buffs and fans of the Kennedy family. The narrators have a way of drawing you in and making you feel connected to RFK's journey. Prepare to be captivated from start to finish!

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    Stephanie 10-Nov-2023

    What an incredible audiobook! The narrators deliver a powerful performance that truly captures the essence of RFK. This audiobook is a true masterpiece and a must-have for anyone interested in American history.

  • Da
    David 05-Dec-2023

    RFK is an absolute must-listen! The narrators do an exceptional job of bringing RFK's story to life. I was hooked from the very beginning and couldn't get enough. This audiobook is a true treasure.

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    Rebecca 04-Jan-2024

    RFK is an extraordinary audiobook that offers a deep dive into the life of Robert F. Kennedy. The narrators' voices are captivating, making it hard to press pause. I highly recommend this audiobook to all history enthusiasts.

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    Andrew 15-Feb-2024

    I am so glad I listened to this audiobook! The narrators do a superb job of narrating RFK's story. It's both educational and inspiring, leaving a lasting impact. This is by far one of the best audiobooks out there.

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    Laura 23-Feb-2024

    RFK is a fascinating audiobook that offers a comprehensive look into RFK's life. The narrators' voices are enthralling, making the listening experience enjoyable. I highly recommend this to anyone interested in American history.

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