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America, the last best hope. Volume II, From a world at war to the triumph of freedom, 1914-1989 / William J. Bennett.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 1595550577
  • ISBN: 9781595550576
  • Physical Description: xvi, 592 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Nashville, TN : Thomas Nelson, [2007]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- America and the Great War (1914-1921): "Home before the leaves fall"; "Too proud to fight"; Roosevelt to France? Over there! Wilson in Paris; "War to end all wars" -- Boom and the bust (1921-1933): Roaring twenties; Sunrise at Campobello; Harlem renaissance; Normalcy; "Keep cool with Coolidge"; "Lone eagle"; Peace and prosperity; "Two chickens in every pot"; Crash! "Happy days are here again"; New Deal -- FDR and the New Deal (1933-1939): Hundred days...and after; Hitler's games, the Berlin Olympics; "As goes Maine..."; FDR's "risky scheme"; "March of time"; Rebuilding America -- America's rendezvous with destiny (1939-1941): Man of the year; America on the road to war; "Sail on, o union strong and great"; "Sink the Bismarck!"; "If Hitler invaded Hell..." -- Leading the Grand Alliance (1941-1943): 1941, "a year of holding our breath"; Day of infamy; World at war; Battle of the Atlantic; America strikes back -- America victorious (1943-1945): Overlord; "Sun goes down on more suffering..."; Democracy, "the mustard on the hot dog"; Harry Truman, "the moon, the stars, and all the planets"; Flag of freedom -- Truman defends the free world (1945-1953) -- Cold War begins; Red stars in Hollywood; Ha Tikva, the hope of Israel; Berlin Airlift of 1948; "Give'em hell, Harry!"; Under the cloud of war; Korean conflict; Man from Independence -- Eisenhower and happy days (1953-1961): "I like Ike!"; Kremlin's long shadow; Freedom rising; "We will bury you!"; Ike's last years -- Passing the torch (1961-1969): New frontier; "Godspeed, John Glenn!"; "Eyeball to eyeball" over Cuba; Freedom on the march; 22 November 1963; "Idea whose time has come"; Choice, not an echo; Operation hope not, Churchill's funeral; "We shall overcome!"; Vietnam; 1968, annus horribilis -- Nixon's the one (1969-1974): "Give a damn!"; "Eagle has landed!"; Silent majority; Nixon to China; Election of 1972; Roe v. Wade, "raw judicial power"; Watergate spills over -- Years the locusts ate (1974-1981): "I'm not a Lincoln, I'm a Ford"; 1976, a bicentennial election; "Moral equivalent of war"; America held hostage; "USA! USA!" -- Reagan and revival (1981-1989): 1981, a new beginning; Evil empire; "Morning in America"; "We can do business..."; Reykjavik, the clash; Iran-contra; "Tear down this wall!"; Into the sunset -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Profiles the key events and figures that shaped United States history during the twentieth century, focusing on the World Wars, the rise of world Communism, the struggle for freedom at home and abroad, and other related topics.
Subject: United States > History.

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