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Boom! : talking about the sixties : what happened, how it shaped today, lessons for tomorrow

Author: Tom Brokaw
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Random House trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Redefines the tumultuous 1960s, a decade that saw the rise of the rebellious children of the greatest generation, to reveal how American social, political, economic, and cultural institutions were transformed by an era of dramatic change.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tom Brokaw
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Brokaw
ISBN: 9780812975116 0812975111
OCLC Number: 288380375
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 662 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: A loss of innocence --
He had a dream: Representative John Lewis and Julian Bond; Reverend Andrew Young; Tom Turnipseed; Reverend Thomas Gilmore --
The fracture of 1968: the noisy masses versus the silent majority: Jeff Greenfield and Sam Brown; Mayor Richard M. Daley and William Daley; Pat Buchanan --
A place called Vietnam: we had to destroy the village: Captain Gene Kimmel and Dr. Les Gelb; Married to Vietnam: Tom and Nellie Coakley; Oh, Canada: Jeffry House; Semper fi: Sen. James Webb, Mike "Mac" McGarvey, and James Fallows --
A woman's place: Nora Ephron; Gloria Steinem; Joan Growe; Muriel Kraszewski; Dr. Judith Rodin; Carla Hills and Joan Didion; Lissa Muscatine --
Something's happening here: Dr. David Smith; Judy Collins; Arlo Guthrie and Tim Russert; Jann Wenner; Kris Kristofferson; Berry Gordy; Woody Miller --
A dream fulfilled and a dream deferred: Charlene Stimley Priester and Ouida Barnett Atkins; Stan Sanders; Dr. Shelby Steele; Dr. Cleveland Sellers --
The Reagan revolution and the Democrats' identity crisis: President Bill Clinton and Speaker Newt Gingrich; Senator George McGovern and Senator Gary Hart; Karl Rove and Vice President Dick Cheney; Pat Buchanan and Senator Hillary Clinton --
Second thoughts and the long view: Sam Brown; Jeremy Larner; Carl Pope; Ed Crane; Dolores Huerta --
The war without end: David Cadwell; General Colin Powell; General Wayne Downing; Senator John McCain; Senator Bob Kerrey; Senator Chuck Hagel; Dr. Charles Desmond; Ron Armella; Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and Peter Davis --
I am woman: Jane Pauley; Anne Taylor Fleming; Linda Greenhouse; Dorothy Rabinowitz; Dr. Ruth Simmons; Dr. Susan Miller --
Like a rolling stone: James Taylor; Paul Simon; Jann Wenner; Warren Beatty; Lawrence Kasdan; Lorne Michaels; Dick Gregory; Tommy Smothers; Leonard Riggio --
The view from the moon: Garry Trudeau; other voices; Joan Baez and Don McLean; Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins; Jack Weinberg; Stewart Brand; Captain Jim Lovell --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Tom Brokaw.

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Redefines the tumultuous 1960s, a decade that saw the rise of the rebellious children of the greatest generation, to reveal how American social, political, economic, and cultural institutions were transformed by an era of dramatic change.

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