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Boom! [electronic resource] : voices of the sixties : personal reflections on the '60s and today / Tom Brokaw.

Brokaw, Tom. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588366474 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 1588366472 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 662 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c2007.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : What was that all about? -- pt. 1. Something's happening here -- A loss of innocence -- He had a dream -- Representative John Lewis and Julian Bond -- Reverend Andrew Young -- Tom Turnipseed -- Reverend Thomas Gilmore -- The fracture of 1968 : the noisy masses versus the silent majority -- Jeff Greenfield and Sam Brown -- Mayor Richard M. Daley and William Daley -- Pat Buchanan -- A place called Vietnam -- We had to destroy the village : Captain Gene Kimmel and Dr. Les Gelb -- Married to Vietnam : Tom and Nellie Coakley -- Oh, Canada : Jeffry House -- Semper fi : Senator James Webb, Mike "Mac" McGarvey, and James Fallows -- A woman's place -- Nora Ephron -- Gloria Steinem -- Joan Growe -- Muriel Kraszewski -- Dr. Judith Rodin -- Carla Hills and Joan Didion -- Lissa Muscatine -- Something's happening here -- Dr. David Smith -- Judy Collins -- Arlo Guthrie and Tim Russert -- Jann Wenner -- Kris Kristofferson -- Berry Gordy -- Woody Miller -- pt. 2. Aftershocks : consequences, intended and otherwise -- A dream fulfilled and a dream deferred -- Charlene Stimley Priester and Ouida Barnett Atkins -- Stan Sanders -- Dr. Shelby Steele -- Dr. Cleveland Sellers -- The Reagan revolution and the Democrats' identity crisis -- President Bill Clinton and Speaker Newt Gingrich -- Senator George McGovern and Senator Gary Hart -- Karl Rove and Vice President Dick Cheney -- Pat Buchanan and Senator Hillary Clinton -- Second thoughts and the long view -- Sam Brown -- Jeremy Larner -- Carl Pope -- Ed Crane -- Dolores Huerta.
The war without end -- David Cadwell -- General Colin Powell -- General Wayne Downing -- Senator John McCain -- Senator Bob Kerrey -- Senator Chuck Hagel -- Dr. Charles Desmond -- Ron Armella -- Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and Peter Davis -- I am woman -- Jane Pauley -- Anne Taylor Fleming -- Linda Greenhouse -- Dorothy Rabinowitz -- Dr. Ruth Simmons -- Dr. Susan Miller -- Like a rolling stone -- James Taylor -- Paul Simon -- Jann Wenner -- Warren Beatty -- Lawrence Kasdan -- Lorne Michaels -- Dick Gregory -- Tommy Smothers -- Leonard Riggio -- pt. 3. Reflections : seeing what connects -- The view from the moon -- Garry Trudeau -- Other voices -- Joan Baez and Don McLean -- Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins -- Jack Weinberg -- Stewart Brand -- Captain Jim Lovell.
Acknowledgments -- Timeline -- Permissions and credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.: Redefines the tumultuous 1960s, a decade that saw the rise of the rebellious children of the greatest generation, to reveal how American social, political, economic, and cultural institutions were transformed by an era of dramatic change.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Brokaw, Tom.
Social change > United States > History > 20th century.
National characteristics, American.
Nineteen sixties.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
United States > History > 1961-1969.
United States > History > 1961-1969 > Biography.
United States > Social conditions > 1960-1980.
Genre: Electronic books.

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