From Library Journal
- Chet Hagan, Berks Cty. P.L. System, Pa.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Great. Informative popular history of the decade of my birth.Published 16 hours ago by Marvin E. Butts
Great history a real look into personalities of this decade fun to read. This book tells the real stories with excitementPublished 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
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 7 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 11 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 12 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 14 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 16 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 18 days ago by Toni Punzavitz