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The greatest generation

Author: Tom Brokaw
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audiobooks, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Brokaw
ISBN: 0375405666 : 9780375405662
OCLC Number: 40484866
Notes: Abridged.
Credits: Producers, Sherry Huber and Louis Milgrom.
Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 3 sound discs (ca. 4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. Introduction (10:50) --
Ordinary people (6:09) --
Thomas Broderick, soldier (6:00) --
Thomas Broderick, family man (6:41) --
Charles Van Gorder, D-Day (9:41) --
Charles Van Gorder, country doc (5:57) --
Jeanette Gagne Norton (11:15) --
Gordon Larson (9:11) --
Home front: Gertrude Elion (9:00). Disc 2. Heroes: Bob Bush (6:50) --
Bob Bush, businessman (9:43) --
Joe Foss, marine (7:18) --
Joe Foss, governor (11:02) --
Women in uniform: Margaret Ringenberg (4:26) --
Margaret Ringenberg, racer (6:45) --
Shame: Johnny Holmes (11:36) --
Johnny Holmes, Chicago (6:22) --
Nao Takasugi, internment (8:52). Disc 3. Nao Takasugi, released (6:52) --
Love & marriage: the Assenzios (7:30) --
The Assenzios: post-war (5:15) --
Fame: George Bush (9:31) --
Art Buchwald (10:07) --
The arena: Bob Dole (9:04) --
Bob Dole: disabled vet (6:58) --
Mark Hatfield (11:17) --
Conclusion (5:36).
Responsibility: by Tom Brokaw.

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Tells the story of men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America.

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