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100 days : how four events in 1969 shaped America

Author: Harlan Lebo
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Some events that transform a nation are frozen in time. Others pass with little public awareness, and we only appreciate their momentous nature long after they occur. Regardless, these events are few and--almost always--far between. But in 1969, four such events took place within the span of only 100 days. In this book, cultural historian Harlan Lebo looks back at the first moon landing, the Manson family murders,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lebo, Harlan.
100 days.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2019013711
(OCoLC)1056198357
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harlan Lebo
ISBN: 9781538125922 1538125927
OCLC Number: 1107989687
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 331 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Four events that shaped America, with only 100 days from first to last --
Part 1. Moon --
Challenging the impossible --
More than bold predictions --
That irresistible charisma --
The sight of whizzing flashes --
Beep --
A dull thud --
Three steps ahead of a pack of hounds --
No choice but to be pioneers --
Go --
A magnificent sight --
A sense of possibilities --
Counterculture --
Part 2. Manson --
Like moths to a flame --
Mesmerized --
A carnival ride to the apocalypse --
Part 3. Woodstock --
Grasshoppers in the grain fields --
Overtaken by the feeling --
Coming from a dream --
Part 4. Internet --
Color and flash --
"Lo" --
How to move the world from the right place --
Gaining momentum --
On hold --
Pumpkins and mice --
All the heavy lifting --
Dissolving containers.
Other Titles: One hundred days, how four events in 1969 shaped America
How four events in 1969 shaped America
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