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The Fifties

David Halberstam

The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today. Halberstam offers portraits of not only the titans of the age: Eisenhower Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, and Nixon, but also of Harley Earl, who put fins on cars; Dick and ...
Publish Date
1994-05-10T00:00:00.000Z
1994-05-10T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1993
Goodreads rating
4.25
ISBN
9780449909331
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2020-07-20T17:26:13.000Z
Some of my favorite books on this history: The Rise & Fall of American Growth by Robert Gordon The Fifties by David Halberstam The Big Change by Frederick Lewis Allen      source