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Dominic Sandbrook did impress me with his knowledge of American culture and politics. Not bad for an Englishman. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ben
Execellent book! Only down side was that it brought back some bad memories of the struggles a young couple had to endure making financial ends meet and leading moral lives in the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Richard S. Dusenbury
A comprehensive and engaging summary of an emotional time. Struck an accurate tone. Restated well-known events and supplemented them with fresh insights.Published 15 months ago by Tom Weinberg
Lived through this period, and this book is accurate, accessible, and highly readable. I was young at the time, and this book puts the period in much better perspective.Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
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Best book I've come across so far that paints a balanced view of the decade in which... Read more
This book is very interesting for getting an overview of what really happened in USA in the 1970s. All the political, economic and social results of the 1960s... Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by ismini
Dominic Sandbrook's incredibly insightful re-telling of the 1970s in American life is crucial to understand the current political, social, cultural situation in the United States. Read morePublished on September 12, 2012 by Jeff T
This book exceeded my expectations. It came as close to fair ideological balance as one can expect, while avoiding cliche and an overt reliance on conventional wisdom. Read morePublished on May 4, 2011 by pjdelamar