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A conversational history of modern America

Author: Richard D Heffner; Marc Jaffe
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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A look back at recent American history features interviews with Martin Luther King, Jr., Tom Brokaw, Gloria Steinem, and other notables in such fields as politics, media, and law, as seen on the PBS program "The Open Mind."
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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Heffner; Marc Jaffe
ISBN: 078671087X 9780786710874
OCLC Number: 52911935
Description: xvi, 541 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Mario M. Cuomo --
Introduction / Richard D. Heffner --
Power & Politics --
Robert Cato --
Donald Rumsfeld --
Hendrik Hertzberg --
James MacGregor Burns --
Mario Cuomo --
William F. Buckley, Jr. --
George Soros --
Simon Schama --
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen --
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. --
Derek Bok --
Other Voices --
The Law --
Alan Dershowitz --
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. --
Louis Nizer --
Rudolph Giuliani --
Harold J. Rothwax --
Linda Fairstein --
William Kunstler --
Sol Linowitz --
Other Voices --
The Media --
Bill Moyers --
Dan Rather --
Fred Friendly --
Don Hewitt --
Max Frankel --
Nat Hentoff --
William Safire --
Ken Auletta --
Race --
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Judge J. Waties Waring --
Malcolm X, James Farmer, Wyatt Tee Walker, and Alan Morrison --
John Hope Franklin --
Kenneth Clark --
Derrick Bell --
Hugh B. Price --
Other Voices --
Women's Issues --
Gloria Steinem --
Naomi Wolf --
Gail Sheehy --
Helen Gurley Brown --
Betty Friedan --
Other Voices --
Medicine --
Lewis Thomas --
Oliver Sacks --
Isadote Rosenfeld --
Kathleen Foley --
Robert Michels --
Stuart M. Berger --
Jonas Salk --
Other Voices --
Popular Culture & the American Scene --
Robert Redford --
Sissela Bok --
Floyd Abrams --
Norman Podhoretz --
Nicholas Lemann --
David Brown --
Oliver Stone --
Other Voices.
Responsibility: Richard D. Heffner ; edited by Marc Jaffe.
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A look back at recent American history features interviews with Martin Luther King, Jr., Tom Brokaw, Gloria Steinem, and other notables in such fields as politics, media, and law, as seen on the PBS program "The Open Mind."

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