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The untold history of the United States

Author: Oliver Stone; Peter J Kuznick
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Gallery Books trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In this companion to the ten-part documentary series the authors outline a "people's history" of the American empire and its rise and decline, aided by the latest archival findings and recently declassified documents and scholarly research. They challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of traditional history books in this look at the dark side of American history. They introduce readers to a pantheon of heroes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Stone; Peter J Kuznick
ISBN: 9781451613513 1451613512 9781982102531 1982102535 1451616449 9781451616446
OCLC Number: 769289599
Notes: Companion to the documentary series of the same name.
Description: xxxiii, 909 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: World War I --
The New Deal --
World War II --
The Bomb --
The Cold War --
Eisenhower --
JFK --
LBJ --
Nixon and Kissinger --
Collapse of Detente --
The Reagan Years --
The Cold War Ends --
The Bush-Cheney Debacle --
Obama --
2012-2018.
Responsibility: Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.
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This companion to Stone's Showtime documentary will unearth the truth behind historical events, using recently discovered archives and newly declassified material.  Read more...

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