Black Profiles in Courage

A Legacy of African-American Achievement
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Profiles In Courage. KENNEDY, John F. Item Number: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, First edition of Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth, with eight pages of black-and-white photogravures.

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InHarper published a special 50th anniversary edition of Profiles in Courage, which includes vintage photographs, an extensive JFK biography as well as some of his correspondence about the project, reviews of the book, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two speeches from recipients of the Profiles in Courage Award.

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