Book Friday: Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies

Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies is an even-handed, reliable, comprehensive, and remarkably concise account of a decade whose events transformed the nation.

Watergate, Vietnam, the oil embargo, the rights revolution, stagflation, New York City’s fiscal meltdown, Three Mile Island, the Iran hostage crisis, The Godfather, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Berkowitz synthesizes all these — and more

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Book Friday: It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: America in the 1970s

It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: America in the 1970s is a compelling and persuasive challenge to the journalistic characterization of the ’70s as the ‘Me Decade.’

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Book Friday: America in the Seventies

Tucked between the activist Sixties and the conservative Eighties lies a largely misunderstood and still under-appreciated decade.

Now nine leading scholars of postwar America offer a revealing look at the Seventies and their rightful place in the epic narrative of American history in America in the Seventies

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