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- Chet Hagan, Berks Cty. P.L. System, Pa.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Without a doubt one of the most enjoyable books I've ever read. Haberstam does a fantastic job bringing to life the history of the 50s which led to a lot of the events that... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Mark Fontaine
I grew up in the fifties and lived through these events. I really enjoyed reliving and understanding why events were taking place. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ron Stroman
I've read several of David Halberstam's books. I've enjoyed them all. This one fell short due to his continued bias throughout the whole book. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Robert Sparrenberger
Great book on the American 1950s. An in-depth book that covers each topic concisely. Bought it for my college class. The class itself was based entirely on the 1950s America.Published 13 days ago by Mike's Fire
Great Book. I had no idea there were so many important business, political, civil rights and popular culture events that took place in the Fifties.Published 15 days ago by Fender Fan
Mr. Halberstam does a wonderful job of weaving historical facts with personal anecdotes of the newsmakers creating an interesting and informative book. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Toni Punzavitz
I am only about 1/2 through this tome which is more political than I thought it would be. If you believed every bad thing he has to say about the Republicans it is a wonder the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by GRGEORGEANPA