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The glory and the dream

a narrative history of America, 1932-1972

[1st ed.].
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The glory and the dream

a narrative history of America, 1932-1972

[1st ed.].
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Little, Brown
Language
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Pages
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Table of Contents

v. 1. Rendezvous with destiny, 1932-1941
The cruelest year
Depression montage
Roosevelt!
Portrait of an American : Eleanor
Stirrings
Mid-thirties montage
The Roosevelt Referendum
Portrait of an American : stockbroker Richard Whitney
The conservative Phoenix
Late thirties montage
A shadow of primitive terror
Portrait of an American : Norman Thomas
Through the night with a light from above
Montage : the last of prewar America
America on the brink
Sacrifice and transformation, 1941-1950
Counterattack
Pacific montage
The Home Front
Home Front montage
Lilacs in the dooryard
ETO montage
A new world, under a new sun
Portrait of an American : The Redhead
The fraying flags of triumph
Postwar montage
Life with Harry
A little touch of Harry in the night
Late forties montage
The age of suspicion
Portrait of an American : Edward Roscoe Murrow
Into the abyss
Early fifties montage
Sowing the wind, 1951-1960
A house divided
Right turn
Montage : the early Eisenhower years
What was good for General Motors
Portrait of an American : Norma Jean Baker
v. 2. Mr. Chairman, Mr. Chairman
Montage : the mid-fifties
With all deliberate speed
- The pursuit of happiness
Montage : Eisenhower at flood tide
Beep beep
Portrait of an American : The Edsel
The crusade falters
Late fifties montage
Tattoo for the General
Reaping the whirlwind, 1961-1968
A new generation of Americans
Montage : the early sixties
Now the trumpet summoned us again
Portrait of an artist : Peter Carl Goldmark
Don't let it be forgot
Montage : JFK/LBJ
The long arm
A dream of greatness, and disenchantment
Montage : the Johnson years
Up against the wall
Portrait of an American : Karl Hess III
The year everything went wrong
Montage : the late sixties
Nixon, after all, 1969-1972
The rise of the Silent Majority
Portrait of an American : Benjamin McLane Spock, M.D.
Nattering nabobs
Early seventies montage
The divided states of America
Portrait of an American : Ralph Nader
Pride goeth
Epilogue : echoes.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
917.303
Library of Congress
E806 .M341x

The Physical Object

Pagination
2 v. (xvi, 1697 p.) :
Number of pages
1697

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24208285M
Internet Archive
glorydreamnarrat00manc
OCLC/WorldCat
30484254

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