JFK: A Vision for America
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Narrated By: , ,
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date: May 2017
Duration: 12 hours 36 minutes
Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK’s most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by a commentary and reflections by leading American and internationals figures—including Senator Elizabeth Warren, David McCullough, Kofi Annan, and the Dalai Lama.
Here is JFK at his best—thought-provoking, inspiring, eloquent, and wise—on a number of wide-ranging topics, including civil rights, the race to the moon, the environment, immigration, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and much more. Featuring archival audio from Kennedy's speeches, JFK demonstrates the deep relevance of his words today and his lasting power and influence as an outstanding American leader and orator.
The august list of contributors includes: President Barak Obama, President George Bush, Secretary John Kerry, Ambassador Samantha Power, Congressman John Lewis, Senator John McCain, Senator Elizabeth Warren, The Dalai Llama, Robert Redford, Conan O’Brien, David McCullough, Fareed Zakaria, George Packer, Colum McCann, Michael Beschloss, Robert Dallek, David Kennedy, Ted Widmer, Henry Lewis Gates, Drew Faust, Tariq Ramadan, Pastor Rick Warren, Jonathan Alter, E.J. Dionne, Ron Suskind, Paul Krugman, Kofi Anann, Governor Jerry Brown, Paul Farmer, Paul Theroux, and Jorge Dominguez, among others. They cover topics from civil rights, to the race to the moon, to the environment, to immigration, to the Cuban Missile Crisis, to poetry, humor, and much more.