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Journeys to war & peace

a congressional memoir

by Stephen J. Solarz

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Brandeis University Press in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Legislators,
  • United States,
  • Foreign relations,
  • United States. Congress. House,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesJourneys to war and peace
    StatementStephen J. Solarz ; with a foreword by Norman Ornstein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.S577 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24906051M
    ISBN 109781584659976, 9781584659983
    LC Control Number2011002259

    The pervasiveness of death is symbolized by the indifferent heavens whose sunny peace Rostov envies in that helpless moment on the bridge. Previous Book I: Chapters 22–25 Next Book II: Chapters 9–   "My Journey Through War and Peace: Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker" is an adventurous spiritual memoir about a .

    War and Peace By Leo Tolstoy Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Published by Planet eBoo k. Visit the site to download free eBooks of classic literature, books and novels. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial United States Licens e. Free eBooks at Planet 3 BOOK ONE:   My Journey Through War and Peace: Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker is based on Melissa Burch's experiences as a war journalist for BBC, CBS, and other networks. Her team was one of the first documentary crews allowed in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War, and she was featured in a New York Times story about her time in Afghanistan.

    3. Journey to the East Alex Hing 4. The People’s Peace Treaty Jay Craven, Doug Hostetter, and Becca Wilson 5. A Pacifist in the War Zone Doug Hostetter 6. Journeys to Remember Jay Craven 7. From Hanoi to Santa Barbara Becca Wilson 8. The Making of a People’s Diplomat John McAuliff of Veterans: The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam Myra. Reza War and Peace NPR coverage of Reza War and Peace: A Photographer's Journey by Reza Deghati and Sebastian Junger. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.


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In this remarkable book, recounting his long, influential career as a congressman from New York, Stephen Solarz gives an insider’s view of the life of a hard-working legislator in the forefront of democracy movements and human rights during a tumultuous time in our nation’s history.

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