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Hard times : an illustrated oral history of the Great Depression

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2012.
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First published in 1970, Studs Terkel's bestselling Hard Times has been called?a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit" (Saturday Review) and?an invaluable record" (The New York Times). With his trademark grace and compassion, Terkel evokes a mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were destitute: politicians, businessmen, artists and writers, racketeers, speakeasy operators, strikers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 9781595588586 1595588582
OCLC Number: 811501666
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Foreword January-February 1986; A Personal Memoir (and parenthetical content); BOOK ONE; The March; Jim Sheridan; A. Everette McIntyre; Edward C. Schalk; The Song; E.Y. (Yip) Harburg; Hard Travelin'; Ed Paulsen; Pauline Kael; Frank Czerwonka; Kitty McCulloch; Dawn, Kitty's Daughter; Louis Banks; Peggy Terry and Her Mother, Mary Owsley; Kiko Konagamitsu; Cesar Chavez; Blackie Gold; The Big Money; William Benton; Arthur A. Robertson; Sidney J. Weinberg; John Hersch; Dr. David J. Rossman; God Bless' the Child; Daisy Singer; Robin Langston; Dynamite Garland. Slim CollierPhyllis Lorimer; Bonnie Laboring Boy; Larry Van Dusen; Jose Yglesias; Hank Oettinger; E.D. Nixon; Gordon Baxter; Three Strikes; Bob Stinson; Mike Widman; Dr. Lewis Andreas; BOOK TWO; High Life; Sally Rand; Tony Soma; Alec Wilder; Doc Graham; Sixteen Ton; Buddy Blankenship; Mary Owsley; Aaron Barkham; The Farmer Is the Man; Harry Terrell; Oscar Heline; Emil Loriks; Ruth Loriks, His Wife; Clyde T. Ellis; Editor and Publisher; Fred Sweet; W.D. (Don) Maxwell; Carey McWilliams; BOOK THREE; Concerning the New Deal; Gardiner C. Means; Raymond Moley; C.B. (Beanie) Baldwin. James A. FarleyBurton K. Wheeler; David Kennedy; John Beecher; An Unreconstructed Populist; Congressman C. Wright Patman; Peroration; Colonel Hamilton Fish; Scarlet Banners and Novenas; William L. Patterson; Max Shachtman; Dorothy Day; Fred Thompson; Saul Alinsky; The Doctor, Huey and Mr. Smith; George Murray; Senator Russell Long; Evelyn Finn; Gerald L.K. Smith; The Gentleman from Kansas; Alf M. Landon; BOOK FOUR; Merely Passing Through; Edward Burgess; Billy Green; Scoop Lankford; A Cable; Myrna Loy; BOOK FIVE; The Fine and Lively Arts; Hiram (Chub) Sherman; Neil Schaffner; Paul Draper. Knud AndersenLittle Brother Montgomery and Red Saunders; Jack Kirkland; Public Servant --
The City; Elizabeth Wood; Mick Shufro; Elsa Ponselle; Sergeant Vincent Murray; Earl B. Dickerson; Evictions, Arrests and Other Running Sores; Mrs. Willye Jeffries; Harry Hartman; Max R. Naiman; Honor and Humiliation; Eileen Barth; Ward James; Howard Worthington; Horace Cayton; W.L. Gleason; Strive and Succeed; Harry Norgard; General Robert E. Wood; A.A. Fraser; Tom Sutton; Emma Tiller; W. Clement Stone; Ray Wax; Epilogue; Reed --
The Raft; Virginia Durr --
A Touch of Rue; Photo Credits.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.

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First published in 1970, Studs Terkel's bestselling Hard Times has been called?a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit" (Saturday Review) and?an invaluable record" (The New York Times). With his trademark grace and compassion, Terkel evokes a mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were destitute: politicians, businessmen, artists and writers, racketeers, speakeasy operators, strikers, impoverished farmers, people who were just kids, and those who remember losing a fortune. Now, in a handsome new illustrated edition, a selection of Studs's unforgettable interviews a.

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