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Profiles in Courage: Deluxe Modern Classic


Written in 1955 by the then-junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage serves as a clarion call to every American.

Now, a half-century later, the book remains a moving, powerful, and relevant testament to the indomitable national spirit and an unparalleled celebration of that noblest of human virtues. 

Along with vintage photographs and extensive author biography, this book features Kennedy's correspondence about the writing project, contemporary reviews, a letter from Ernest Hemingway, and two rousing speeches from recipients of the Profile in Courage Award.  Introduction by John F. Kennedy’s daughter Caroline Kennedy, forward by John F. Kennedy’s brother Robert F. Kennedy.

Written by John F. Kennedy. Published by Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2013. 304 pages, softcover.