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Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation

Overview
Works: 10 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 162 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  History  Fiction  Periodicals 
Classifications: LC212.22.S68, 370.19344
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Most widely held works about Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation
 
Most widely held works by Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation
The student pushout : victim of continued resistance to desegregation by Washington, Dc Robert F. Kennedy Memorial( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report deals with one portion of the South's youth population--the pushout--those young people who have been expelled or suspended from school or who, because of intolerable hostitlity directed against them, finally quit school. Several years ago, reports began to be received of in-school discrimination and of an escalating rate of suspensions and expulsions, especially among black students, both nationally and in the South. As reports increased, a fact-gathering effort was initiated, motivated by the painful awareness that personal growth and future economic opportunity of young people is jeopardized by such practices. The staff of the Southern Regional Council's School Desegregation Project talked with students, teachers, administrators, government and community leaders and lawmakers in eight Southern States to glean attitudes, experiences and suggestions. In four of those States, investigative journalists went to school districts where they talked with educators and community leaders about rules, regulations, practices and disciplinary methods, as well as educational alternatives to pushing students out of school. Supplemental information was gathered in three additional states, and extensive research undertaken at the federal level by the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial. As the impact of court decisions affecting school desegregation begins to be felt more fully across the nation, it is the South that has a unique opportunity to learn from the bitter experience of its past mistakes and to assume a strong role of national leadership: hence it was the focus of this introductory report. (Author/JM)
The 1988 Robert F. Kennedy book awards( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderator Arthur Schlesinger describes the two winning and two honorable mention books. Co-winner Pauli Murray is dead; the other three authors describe the experiences that prompted the authorship of their books. All of the award-winning books focus on themes important to Robert F. Kennedy such as civil rights, equality, and relief of human suffering. "Beloved" is a fictional account of the anguish of slavery and the importance of remembering. "Brutality of Nations" describes the political difficulties of providing civilian relief by focusing on a case study of Biafra. "Freedom Song" describes the racial conditions in the South and the work of the civil rights movement in the early 1960s. "Song in a Weary Throat" is the autobiography of an Afro-American lawyer and feminist
Symposium : the unnecessary detention of children in the District of Columbia( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audio and video recordings and newspaper and magazine articles, relating to entries in Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards competition
At the crossroads : juvenile corrections in the District of Columbia : profiles of committed youth in secure care( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Currents( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert F. Kennedy awards ; and, Daniel Schorr, Senior News Analyst( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first part of this program, Kathleen Townsend, chair of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation, presents awards to several news journalists. Following the awards, Daniel Schorr discusses the development of personal sources for stories and the right to keep those sources confidential. The speech was given before the International Conference on Free Expression and Global Media, a conference sponsored by American University's School of Communication and held at the National Press Club
Robert Kennedy remembered( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film memorial to Robert F. Kennedy, concerned with the quality of his life rather than the fact of his death. Reflects the intensity, accomplishment, and excitement associated with Robert Kennedy as a public servant and a private man
 
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Alternative Names
Kennedy Memorial Foundation

Languages
English (12)