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mobi Ö Every Day Is Extra ñ Audio CD Read ã John Kerry â [Epub] ❥ Every Day Is Extra By John Kerry – Dcmdirect.co.uk The Observer Book of the YearThe war hero senator secretary of state and presidential candidate has plenty to write about and to be right aboutThe GuardianFrank thoughtfulThe Observer Book of the YearThe war hero senator secretary of state and presidential candidate has plenty to write about and to be right aboutThe GuardianFrank thoughtful and clearly written What lingers are not the parts but the whole; not the life but the man New York Times Draws back the curtain on a life you thought you knew but turns out to be a bit different surprisingly personalWashington PostEvery Day Is Extra is John Kerrys personal story The title comes from a saying he and his buddies had in Vietnam A child ofprivilege Kerry went to private schools and Yale then enlisted in the US Navy during the Vietnam War He commanded riverpatrols swift boats and was highly decorated but he discovered that the truth about what was happening in Vietnam wasdifferent from what the government was reporting He returned home disillusioned became active against the war and testifiedin Congress as a 27 year old veteran who opposed the war Kerry served as a prosecutor in Massachusetts then as Massachusetts lieutenant governor and was elected to the Senate in1984 His friendship with the Kennedy family gave him valuable contacts but he earned his victory by campaigning hard Hewould be re elected four times Kerrys service in the Senate was distinguished Unlike most senators who travel on foreign junkets for fact finding missionsKerry travelled to the Philippines and based on what he learned helped to orchestrate the peaceful transition from FerdinandMarcos to the duly elected Corazon Auino government He played an active role in the BCCI and Iran Contra matters In 2004he ran for president against the incumbent George W Bush and came within one state Ohio of winning In Every Day Is Extrahe explains why he chose not to contest widespread voting irregularities in Ohio fearing that after the 2000 election went to the US Supreme Court another challenge would undermine confidence in the voting system Kerry returned to the Senate endorsed Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008 and when Clinton resigned in 2012 to run forthe presidency Kerry was confirmed as Secretary of StateIn that position he tried and like all his predecessors failed to find peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority he is critical of both sides but especially Prime Minister Netanyahu; dealt with the Syrian civil war and the rise of ISIS; negotiated theIran nuclear deal; and signed the Paris climate accord This is a personal book sometimes angry sometimes funny always moving Secretary Kerry describes some of theremarkable events of his life such as discovering that his paternal grandfather committed suicide something his father nevertold him and that this grandfather was Jewish not Irish he changed his name to Kerry from Kohn and also converted toCatholicism His account of his experiences in Vietnam is riveting His failed first marriage left a wound that never completelyhealed but his second marriage to Teresa Heinz widow of a Senate colleague has been an anchor in his life He tells wonderfulstories about the Kennedys and especially about Senate colleagues Ted Kennedy and John McCain His story of his first realmeeting with John McCain another Vietnam veteran is one of the most moving stories in the book; his respect for McCain isgenuine and inspiring Every Day Is Extra shows readers how arduous it is to run for president and how demanding the role ofsecretary of state is Readers of this book whatever their political persuasion will come away grateful that we have public servants who are preparedto spend their lives in service to their country They will also come away with a new appreciation of John Kerry a man oftenportrayed as aloof and stiff but as this book reveals funny warm and dedicated

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The Observer Book of the YearThe war hero senator secretary of state and presidential candidate has plenty to write about and to be right aboutThe GuardianFrank thoughtful and clearly written What lingers are not the parts but the whole; not the life but the man New York Times Draws back the curtain on a life you thought you knew but turns out to be a bit different surprisingly personalWashington PostEvery Day Is Extra is John Kerrys personal story The title comes from a saying he and his buddies had in Vietnam A child ofprivilege Kerry went to private schools and Yale then enlisted in the US Navy during the Vietnam War He commanded riverpatrols swift boats and was highly decorated but he discovered that the truth about what was happening in Vietnam wasdifferent from what the government was reporting He returned home disillusioned became active against the war and testifiedin Congress as a 27 year old veteran who opposed the war Kerry served as a prosecutor in Massachusetts then as Massachusetts lieutenant governor and was elected to the Senate in1984 His friendship with the Kennedy family gave him valuable contacts but he earned his victory by campaigning hard Hewould be re elected four times Kerrys service in the Senate was distinguished Unlike most senators who travel on foreign junkets for fact finding missionsKerry travelled to the Philippines and based on what he learned helped to orchestrate the peaceful transition from FerdinandMarcos to the duly elected Corazon Auino government He played an active role in the BCCI and Iran Contra matters In 2004he ran for president against the incumbent George W Bush and came within one state Ohio of winning In Every Day Is Extrahe explains why he chose not to contest widespread voting irregularities in Ohio fearing that after the 2000 election went to the US Supreme Court another challenge would undermine confidence in the voting system Kerry returned to the Senate endorsed Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008 and when Clinton resigned in 2012 to run forthe presidency Kerry was confirmed as Secretary of StateIn that position he tried and like all his predecessors failed to find peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority he is critical of both sides but especially Prime Minister Netanyahu; dealt with the Syrian civil war and the rise of ISIS; negotiated theIran nuclear deal; and signed the Paris climate accord This is a personal book sometimes angry sometimes funny always moving Secretary Kerry describes some of theremarkable events of his life such as discovering that his paternal grandfather committed suicide something his father nevertold him and that this grandfather was Jewish not Irish he changed his name to Kerry from Kohn and also converted toCatholicism His account of his experiences in Vietnam is riveting His failed first marriage left a wound that never completelyhealed but his second marriage to Teresa Heinz widow of a Senate colleague has been an anchor in his life He tells wonderfulstories about the Kennedys and especially about Senate colleagues Ted Kennedy and John McCain His story of his first realmeeting with John McCain another Vietnam veteran is one of the most moving stories in the book; his respect for McCain isgenuine and inspiring Every Day Is Extra shows readers how arduous it is to run for president and how demanding the role ofsecretary of state is Readers of this book whatever their political persuasion will come away grateful that we have public servants who are preparedto spend their lives in service to their country They will also come away with a new appreciation of John Kerry a man oftenportrayed as aloof and stiff but as this book reveals funny warm and dedicated

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Every Day Is ExtraThe Observer Book of the YearThe war hero senator secretary of state and presidential candidate has plenty to write about and to be right aboutThe GuardianFrank thoughtful and clearly written What lingers are not the parts but the whole; not the life but the man New York Times Draws back the curtain on a life you thought you knew but turns out to be a bit different surprisingly personalWashington PostEvery Day Is Extra is John Kerrys personal story The title comes from a saying he and his buddies had in Vietnam A child ofprivilege Kerry went to private schools and Yale then enlisted in the US Navy during the Vietnam War He commanded riverpatrols swift boats and was highly decorated but he discovered that the truth about what was happening in Vietnam wasdifferent from what the government was reporting He returned home disillusioned became active against the war and testifiedin Congress as a 27 year old veteran who opposed the war Kerry served as a prosecutor in Massachusetts then as Massachusetts lieutenant governor and was elected to the Senate in1984 His friendship with the Kennedy family gave him valuable contacts but he earned his victory by campaigning hard Hewould be re elected four times Kerrys service in the Senate was distinguished Unlike most senators who travel on foreign junkets for fact finding missionsKerry travelled to the Philippines and based on what he learned helped to orchestrate the peaceful transition from FerdinandMarcos to the duly elected Corazon Auino government He played an active role in the BCCI and Iran Contra matters In 2004he ran for president against the incumbent George W Bush and came within one state Ohio of winning In Every Day Is Extrahe explains why he chose not to contest widespread voting irregularities in Ohio fearing that after the 2000 election went to the US Supreme Court another challenge would undermine confidence in the voting system Kerry returned to the Senate endorsed Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in 2008 and when Clinton resigned in 2012 to run forthe presidency Kerry was confirmed as Secretary of StateIn that position he tried and like all his predecessors failed to find peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority he is critical of both sides but especially Prime Minister Netanyahu; dealt with the Syrian civil war and the rise of ISIS; negotiated theIran nuclear deal; and signed the Paris climate accord This is a personal book sometimes angry sometimes funny always moving Secretary Kerry describes some of theremarkable events of his life such as discovering that his paternal grandfather committed suicide something his father nevertold him and that this grandfather was Jewish not Irish he changed his name to Kerry from Kohn and also converted toCatholicism His account of his experiences in Vietnam is riveting His failed first marriage left a wound that never completelyhealed but his second marriage to Teresa Heinz widow of a Senate colleague has been an anchor in his life He tells wonderfulstories about the Kennedys and especially about Senate colleagues Ted Kennedy and John McCain His story of his first realmeeting with John McCain another Vietnam veteran is one of the most moving stories in the book; his respect for McCain isgenuine and inspiring Every Day Is Extra shows readers how arduous it is to run for president and how demanding the role ofsecretary of state is Readers of this book whatever their political persuasion will come away grateful that we have public servants who are preparedto spend their lives in service to their country They will also come away with a new appreciation of John Kerry a man oftenportrayed as aloof and stiff but as this book reveals funny warm and dedicated