America Back on Track
From one of America's most respected progressive voices comes an inspiring vision of reform and renewal
In a Senate career spanning more than four decades, Edward M. Kennedy has become one of the most authoritative voices in American politics. His first major book in more than twenty years, America Back on Track argues that our nation has departed more deeply from its fundamental ideals than at any time in modern history. From a dangerous foreign policy to the threats against constitutional checks and balances, Kennedy tackles the country's gravest concerns and charts a course toward a stronger, freer, and fairer America. A provocative call to action, this will be read by everyone seeking political clarity in these tumultuous times.
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Senator Kennedy believes "the nation has departed too far from its ideals in too many ways and that the time has come to put America back on track." To that end, he defines seven issues that ... Read full review
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