The Politics of Moral Capital

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He argues that a moral crisis has afflicted the nation at its mythical heart and has been refracted through and enacted within its central institutions, eroding the moral capital of government and people and undermining the nation's morale."--BOOK JACKET.

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Contents

Acknowledgments page
1
Moral capital and politics
10
Moral capital and leadership
27
the longpurposed man
50
the man of storms
83
the moral phenomenon
118
her fathers daughter
147
Kennedy and American virtue
180
Crisis
200
Aftermath
218
Denouement
235
Epilogue
255
Bibliography
261
Index
270
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