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The Landon Lectures: Perspectives from the First Twenty Years

Richter, William L., and Reagan, Charles E., eds

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ISBN 10: 0961665815 / ISBN 13: 9780961665814
Published by Friends of the KSU Libraries, Manhattan, KS, 1987
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359, illus., slight wear and soiling to DJ, pencil erasure on front endpaper. A collection of 22 of the most important and interesting of the 73 Landon Lectures which have been given between Alf Landon's inaugural lecture in 1966, and the lecture given in 1986 in celebration of Landon's 99th birthday. Bookseller Inventory # 32431

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Title: The Landon Lectures: Perspectives from the ...

Publisher: Friends of the KSU Libraries, Manhattan, KS

Publication Date: 1987

Book Condition: very good, good

Edition: First? Edition. First? Printing.

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The Landon Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1966 by former Kansas State University President, James A. McCain, To honor Kanas' most distinguished elder statesman, Alfred M. Landon. Governor Landon was sworn in as governor of Kansas on January 9, 1933, and was the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in 1936. Governor Landon delivered the first lecture in the series, " New Challenges in International Relations," on December 13, 1966. Speakers who come to Kansas State university to honor Governor Landon with their appearance are drawn fom the public arena of world-renowned politicians, journalists, cabinet members, and other prominent figures involved in current public issues. Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan have delivered Landon lectures, each of which is reprinted in this volume. 22 of the 73 Landon Lectures given in the past twenty years have been selected for this collection. All of the major political issues of this period, including the civil rights movement, the war in Vietnam, the energy crisis, the Middle-East, Watergate, the women's movement, and the relations between Congress and the President, are treated by the speakers whose lectures are included in this collection. (From back cover of dust jacket)

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