“The essence of the Kennedy legacy,” Robert Kennedy once said of his brother, “is a willingness to try and to dare and to change, to hope the uncertain and to risk the unknown.”1 The New Pacific Community reflected this approach to policy; however, its mission always remained beyond the realm of possibility. This specific expression of American ambition died with the President in Dallas.


Foreign Policy Peace Corps American Ambition Pacific Community American Power 
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© Timothy P. Maga 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy P. Maga
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  1. 1.Asian DivisionUniversity of MarylandUSA

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