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Sleepwalking through history : America in the Reagan years

Author: Haynes Johnson
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book examines the Reagan decade in which America fell from a dominant world power to a struggling debtor nation.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haynes Johnson
ISBN: 0393029379 9780393029376
OCLC Number: 21594074
Description: 524 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Washington, Jan. 20, 1981, The Capital --
The lower --
The winner --
The new America --
The New Conservatism --
The great reaction --
The take-over --
A new era --
pt. 2. America, Jan. 20, 1981. The cabal --
Rustbelt --
Sunbelt --
Capital of success --
pt. 3. The Teflon years. Electronic culture --
Myths and realities --
Privatizing --
God and Mammon --
The insiders --
Deregulation --
The ledger --
Secrets --
Haven --
April again --
On the hill The investigation --
Olliemania --
Postmortems --
Crash --
Reckoning --
pt. 4. Amer4ica, Jan. 20, 1989. Capital of success --
Sunbelt --
Rustbelt and farmbelt --
Wall Street --
Washington.
Responsibility: Haynes Johnson.

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Pullitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson takes a look at the decline of the USA during the years of the Reagan presidency in this critical essay, which examines the homeless, the Iran-Contra  Read more...

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