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Kennedy, Robert Francis 1954-

Overview
Works: 101 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 10,738 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Environmental films  Case studies  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Guidebooks  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Depicted
Classifications: GE180, B
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Most widely held works about Robert Francis Kennedy
 
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Most widely held works by Robert Francis Kennedy
The green-collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems by Van Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The award-winning human rights activist and advisor to policy makers and presidential candidates delivers a 21st-century economic plan to rescue working-class Americans. Van Jones illustrates how we can invent and invest our way out of the pollution-based grey economy and into the healthy new green economy. Built by a broad coalition deeply rooted in the lives and struggles of ordinary people, this path has the practical benefit of both cutting energy prices and generating enough work to pull the U.S. economy out of its present death spiral
Robert Smalls : the boat thief by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title celebrates the life of a little-known African-American hero, Robert Smalls (1839-1915). During and after the American Civil War, Smalls became a ship's pilot, sea captain, and politician. He freed himself and his family from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship to freedom. After they were safe and free, Smalls and his crew were recognized by President Lincoln. As a Captain in the Union army, he would later convince the president to enlist 5000 former slaves, "shattering the color barrier that had kept blacks out of military service." After the war, Smalls joined the state senate and later served five terms in the House of Representatives
Crimes against nature : how George W. Bush and his corporate pals are plundering the country and hijacking our democracy by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case study of the link between money and political power charges the Bush administration with compromising mainstream America through its proposed changes to environmental laws
The riverkeepers : two activists fight to reclaim our environment as a basic human right by John Cronin( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the battle to protect the Hudson River
Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. : a biography by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Francis of Assisi : a life of joy by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the man who became one of the most famous saints in the world, from his fun-loving youth through his career as a soldier to the years he spent serving God
The last mountain( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fight for the last great mountain in America's Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community fighting to preserve the mountain and build a wind farm on its ridges instead. Robert Kennedy Jr. joins the fight to preserve the mountain
Food chains( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. A powerful true story of one small group of workers overcoming corporate greed to end slavery and abuse in America's fields
Joshua Chamberlain and the American Civil War by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the Civil War general from Maine whose skill as a commander in twenty-four battles, despite being wounded six times, made him a symbol for bravery and perseverance for the Union side
MacGillivray Freeman's Grand Canyon adventure river at risk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the great Colorado River as it reveals the most pressing environmental story of our time, the world's growing shortage of fresh water. Join environmental advocates Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Wade Davis as they travel the Grand Canyon
Taking on the Kennedys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Republican Kevin Vigilante's unsuccessful 1996 campaign for the House of Representatives in his native Rhode Island, in which he was opposed by Democrat Patrick Kennedy (the son of long-time Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy). After initially pledging to run a clean race, Vigilante soon realizes his chances are nil unless he engages in some good old-fashioned mud-slinging
Thimerosal : let the science speak : the evidence supporting the immediate removal of mercury, a known neurotoxin, from vaccines by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a decade ago, following a sharp rise in developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD, the mercury-containing preservative Thimerosal was widely believed to have been eliminated from vaccine supplies in the United States and abroad. However, dangerous quantities of Thimerosal continue to be used, posing a significant threat to public health and leading to a crisis of faith in vaccine safety. In this groundbreaking book, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., examines the research literature on Thimerosal and makes a very clear statement about its potentially dangerous effects. In the past, the CDC, FDA, NIH, and AAP, as well as the US Congress, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the US Department of Agriculture, the European Medicines Agency, and the California Environmental Protection Agency have expressed concerns over the use of Thimerosal in vaccines. But despite the many voices calling for action, the media and policy makers have repeatedly failed to adequately address the issue. Now, with Thimerosal: Let the Science Speak, the science supporting the elimination of this toxic chemical from the world's vaccine supplies, and its replacement with already available safer alternatives, is all in one place. Making this change should increase vaccination rates by restoring the trust of concerned parents in the vaccine program--a program that is so vitally important to public health
The Riverkeeper's guide to the Chattahoochee River : from its origin at Chattahoochee Gap to Apalachicola Bay by Fred Brown( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to hiking and boating opportunities along the Chattahoochee as well as a discussion of threats to the river from pollution and development. This book was published under the auspices of the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, an organization whose mission is to reclaim the river from polluters and encourage a public sense of ownership
Great Bear wild : dispatches from a northern rainforest by Ian McAllister( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Bear Rainforest is the fabled region that stretches up the rugged Pacific coast from the top of Vancouver Island to southern Alaska. A longtime resident of the area, award-winning photographer and conservationist Ian McAllister takes us on a deeply personal journey from the headwaters of the Great Bear Rainforest's unexplored river valleys down to where the ocean meets the rainforest and finally to the hidden depths of the offshore world. Along the way, we meet the spectacular wildlife that inhabits the Great Bear Rainforest--in a not-so-unusual week, McAllister quietly observes twenty-seven bears fishing for salmon, three of which are the famed pure white grizzlies, Kermodes. McAllister introduces us to the First Nations people who have lived there for millennia and have become his close friends and allies, and to the scientists conducting groundbreaking research and racing against time to protect the rainforest from massive energy projects
Crimes against nature : standing up to Bush and the Kyoto killers who are cashing in on our world by Robert Francis Kennedy( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crimes Against Nature is ultimately about the corrosive effect of corporate corruption on our core American values - free-market capitalism and democracy. It is about an administration, the author argues, that has sacrificed respect for the law, public health, scientific integrity, and long-term economic vitality on the altar of corporate greed. It is a book for both Democrats and Republicans, people like the traditionally conservative farmers and fishermen Kennedy represents in lawsuits against polluters."--Jacket
Food chain$ : the revolution in America's fields( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of large buyers of produce like fast food and supermarkets. ... The narrative of the film focuses on an intrepid and highly lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida--the Coalition of Immokalee Workers or CIW--who are revolutionizing farm labor."--container
Grand Canyon adventure river at risk( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the great Colorado River as it reveals the most pressing environmental story of our time, the world's growing shortage of fresh water. Join environmental advocates Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Wade Davis as they travel the Grand Canyon
The original green : unlocking the mystery of true sustainability by Stephen A Mouzon( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hudson riverkeepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tells the stirring and dramatic story of how two generations of Hudson River fisherman and environmental activists fought a decades long battle against major corporations and an apathetic government to protect one of the nations' greatest rivers, the Hudson. This film features Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and John Cronin, as well as excerpts from Walter Cronkite's classic 1965 documentary, "The Majestic, Polluted Hudson."
Great speeches( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents important speeches, each with an introduction detailing the time, place and events surrounding it
 
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The green-collar economy : how one solution can fix our two biggest problems
Alternative Names
Kennedy, Robert F.

Kennedy, Robert Francis 1954-

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr americk aktivista

Robert Francis Kennedy Jr.

Robert Francis Kennedy junior US-amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt, Umweltaktivist, Autor; Sohn von Robert Francis Kennedy

Роберт Кеннеди (младший)

Роберт Ф. Кенеди Млађи

Ռոբերտ Քենեդի կրտսեր

ケネディ, ロバート・ジュニア

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English (87)

Covers
Robert Smalls : the boat thiefCrimes against nature : how George W. Bush and his corporate pals are plundering the country and hijacking our democracyThe riverkeepers : two activists fight to reclaim our environment as a basic human rightSaint Francis of Assisi : a life of joyJoshua Chamberlain and the American Civil WarThe Riverkeeper's guide to the Chattahoochee River : from its origin at Chattahoochee Gap to Apalachicola BayCrimes against nature : standing up to Bush and the Kyoto killers who are cashing in on our worldThe original green : unlocking the mystery of true sustainability