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Terkel, Studs

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 TER

Self, Robert O.

Summary: Analyzes the social and political movements that redefined the American family from 1964 to 2004, which saw the rise of feminist and gay rights causes, while allowing conservatives to brand liberalism as damaging to the nuclear family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 SEL

Lovett, Laura L.

Summary: "The first biography of Dorothy Pitman Hughes, co-founder of Ms. Magazine and trailblazing Black feminist activist whose work made children, race, and welfare rights central to the women's movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Cantor, Jillian.

Summary: A tale based on the story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, the only Americans put to death for espionage during the Cold War, traces the experiences of their friend and neighbor, who takes in the couple's young sons when they are arrested by the FBI in 1950.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CAN

Eisler, Benita.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 EIS

Jacoby, Susan

Summary: Traces the current of anti-intellectualism from post-WWII to the present and argues that the nation's cult of unreason is both deadly and destructive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 JAC

Goldfield, David R.

Summary: A history of the post-World War II decades traces the efforts of an activist federal government to guide the U.S. toward a realization of the American Dream, exploring the era's unprecedented economic, social, and environmental growth. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.9 GOL

Cantor, Jillian.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A tale based on the story of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, the only Americans put to death for espionage during the Cold War, traces the experiences of their friend and neighbor, who takes in the couple's young sons when they are arrested by the FBI in 1950.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Jenkins, Philip

Contents: Mainstreaming the sixties -- Going too far : bicentennial America -- Against the grain -- The politics of children : 1977 -- Predators -- Captive America : 1980 -- Into the Reagan era -- Evil empires -- Dark victories -- The abuse epidemic -- Wars without end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 JEN

Miller, Douglas T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 MIL

Leebaert, Derek.

Summary: This first cohesively integrated history of the Cold War is replete with important lessons for today. Drawing upon literature, strategy, biography, and economics--plus an inside perspective from the intelligence community--Derek Leebaert explores what Americans sacrificed at the same time that they achieved the longest great-power peace since Rome fell. Why did they commit so much in wealth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.92 LEE

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.9 I

Moore, Lorrie.

Summary: As the United States begins gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer has come to a university town as a college student, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, Simone de Beauvoir. As the year unfolds and she is drawn deeper into each of these lives, her own life back home becomes ever more alien to her: her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOO

Robertson, Robin

Summary: A D-Day vet with post-traumatic stress disorder roams the United States and eventually finds work as a journalist during a time of social and racial divisions, spiraling corruption and the collapse of the inner cities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

King, Martin Luther

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 KIN

Summary: A collection of 180 personal, true-life accounts from NPR's National Story Project reflects the work of men and women of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life and is accompanied by a look at the role of storytelling in our lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 ITH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9 ITH

Brands, H. W.

Summary: From bestselling historian H. W. Brands, an incisive chronicle of the events and trends that guided--and sometimes misguided--our nation from the A-bomb to the iPhone. Ultimately Brands captures the national experience through the last six decades and reveals the still-unfolding legacy of dreams born out of a global cataclysm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 BRA

Putnam, Robert D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306 PUT

Putnam, Robert D.

3 holds on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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Reid, Adam

Summary: A parody featuring the continuing adventures of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, who as time-traveling superheroes guided by Samuel L. Jackson, are transported to the past in order to change history for the better following the 2016 presidential election.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 REI

Whitman, Sylvia

Summary: Explores the experiences of children living in the United States during World War II, including writing V-mail to soldiers, participating in air raid drills, planting Victory Gardens, buying stamps for war bonds, and gathering cooking grease and scrap metal for making bombs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53161 WHI

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DUS

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

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