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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Oliver Stone; Peter J Kuznick
|Notes:||Companion to the documentary series of the same name.|
|Description:||xxxiii, 750 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Roots of empire: "war is a racket" --
World War I: Wilson vs Lenin --
The New Deal: "I welcome their hatred" --
World War II: who really defeated Germany? --
The Bomb: the tragedy of a small man --
The Cold War: who started it? --
Eisenhower: a not so pretty picture --
JFK: "the most dangerous moment in history" --
LBJ: empire derailed --
Nixon and Kissinger: The 'madman" and the psychopath" --
Collapse of detente: darkness at noon --
The Reagan years: death squads for democracy --
The Cold War ends: squandered opportunities --
The Bush-Cheney debacle: "the gates of hell are open in Iraq" --
Obama: managing a wounded empire.
|Responsibility:||Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.|
""The Untold History of the United States" is one of the most important books of our time. Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick disabuse us of the popular notion that this country has always been a force
- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- United States -- History -- 21st century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
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