Halberstam is a master at writing and his narratives are well worth the time to read.
In this sweeping look at the decade, David Halberstam examines the trends and events that made the Fifties a very interesting and eventful time.
If you are interested in learning more about this fabulous and unique period of history,I highly recommend this book.
If you want to know about the fifties, this is the book for you. It led me in several different directions, especially to knowing more about President Eisenhower. Read morePublished 2 days ago by J. Spencer
Halberstam at his detailed finest. Raised in the 60s I have a better understanding of the tumultuous 60s! Highly recommend .Published 4 days ago by John F. Dobel
This book is a must read for all Baby Boomers! I enjoyed every minute of it!!Published 20 days ago by Vicki Portwood
This book is amazing. It's shaken my conservative roots to the core.
When he wrote of post-slavery and segregation in the South as "agrarian colonialism, it was a huge... Read more
Born in the early 40s,remember most of the events written about in the book. Nice to fined out what happened behind the scenes. The fastest 700 plus pages I ever read.Published 27 days ago by John L Tropeano
Extremely well written, readable, informative, interpretive......highly recommendedPublished 27 days ago by judith flanagan
A great book for anyone who was young in the fifties. It explains everything that was a mystery then.Published 1 month ago by Thomas J. Warnagiris
How post-WWII choices made and paths taken established the trends of subsequent U.S. history. History isn't dull! Very well written.Published 1 month ago by John C, Gray