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Unformatted text preview: Tran 1 Christina Tran History 17B Joseph A . Palermo MWF 10:00am-10:50am RFK “Response” Paper Assignment In Robert F . Kennedy and Death of American Idealism, chapter 7, “Senator Kennedy, the Cautious Critic”, the central theme of this chapter was about Robert F . Kennedy showing his critics what he is capable of doing, giving his opinion on Johnson’s “Great Society” . Power relations that are revealed in this chapter was when Kennedy launched his new project in Brooklyn, he also worked with the Subcommittee on Migrant labor, which led to a lasting bond with Cesar Chavez and the union he co-founded . Kennedy entered the national antipoverty debate in a big way by launching a Special Impact Program for the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn . This was so powerful; Newsweek magazine made this the “most sweeping and comprehensive rehabilitation effort ever brought to bear on a single American community .” The key event in this chapter was that Kennedy was growing more aware of the social injustices that...
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