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Boom! : [voices of the sixties : personal reflections on the '60s and today]

Author: Tom Brokaw; Robertson Dean
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : Library 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: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Named Person: Tom Brokaw; Tom Brokaw
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Brokaw; Robertson Dean
ISBN: 9781415932643 1415932646
OCLC Number: 163877088
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Robertson Dean.
Description: 15 sound discs (ca. 74 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Part 1: SOMETHING's HAPPENING HERE. A loss of innocence --
He had a dream: Rep. John Lewis & Julian Bond; Rev. Andrew Young; Tom Turnipseed; Rev. Thomas Gilmore --
The fracture of 1968: the noisy masses vs. the silent majority: Jeff Greenfield & Sam Brown; Mayor Richard M. Daley & William Daley; Pat Buchanan --
A place called Vietnam: we had to destroy the village: Capt. Gene Kimmel & Dr. Les Gelb; Married to Vietnam: Tom & Nellie Coakley; Oh, Canada: Jeffry House; Semper Fi: Sen. James Webb, Mike "Mac" McGarvey, & James Fallows --
A woman's place: Nora Ephron; Gloria Steinem; Joan Growe; Muriel Kraszewski; Dr. Judith Rodin; Carla Hills & Joan Didion; Lissa Muscatine --
Something's happening here: Dr. David Smith; Judy Collins; Arlo Guthrie & Tim Russert; Jann Wenner; Kris Kristofferson; Berry Gordy; Woody Miller --
Part 2. AFTERSHOCKS: CONSEQUENCES, INTENDED AND OTHERWISE. A dream fulfilled and a dream deferred: Charlene Stimley Priester & Ouida Barnett Atkins; Stan Sanders; Dr. Shelby Steele; Dr. Cleveland Sellers --
The Reagan revolution and the Democrats' identity crisis: President Bill Clinton & Speaker Newt Gingrich; Sen. George McGovern & Sen. Gary Hart; Karl Rove & Vice President Dick Cheney; Pat Buchanan & Sen. Hillary Clinton --
Second thoughts and the long view: Sam Brown; Jeremy Larner; Carl Pope; Ed Crane; Dolores Huerta --
The war without end: David Cadwell; Gen. Colin Powell; Gen. Wayne Downing; Sen. John McCain; Sen. Bob Kerry; Sen. Chuck Hagel; Dr. Charles Desmond; Ron Armella; Ambassador Richard Holbrooke & 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; Timothy Smothers; Leonard Riggio --
Part 3. REFLECTIONS: SEEING WHAT CONNECTS. The view from the moon: Garry Trudeau; other voices; Joan Baez & Don McLean; Yvon Chouinard & Doug Tompkins; Jack Weinberg; Stewart Brand; Capt. 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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