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The Fifties

Eighty Years of Popular Music (80 Years of Popular Music Series)

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Warner Brothers Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Songbooks,
  • Recorded Music,
  • Music,
  • Rock & Pop - General,
  • History & Criticism - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9532608M
    ISBN 100769267246
    ISBN 109780769267241
    OCLC/WorldCa41631230

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    The man who had given him the documents, he said, was Alger Hiss, who The Fifties book been a high-ranking official in the State Department. This is the story of a dying breed — a world of chatelaines, ladies retiring to The Fifties book drawing room while their husbands passed the port, of girls in ballgowns crying in the lavatory, of curtseying lessons and fork lunches. Halberstam chronicles political and cultural trends during the decade, including the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement and the Cold Warthe creation of rock and roll via the rise of Elvis Presleythe introduction of fast food and mass marketing via the rise of McDonald'sthe Holiday Inn hotel chain, the transformation of General Motors into the center of new car culture through the work of designer Harley Earlthe beginnings of the sexual revolution with the creation of the birth control pilland the beginnings of the American counterculture through the emergence of actors Marlon Brando and James Dean and Beat Generation writers Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. He later declared himself president for life, and ruled until his death in


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You may also enter The Fifties book personal message. These years also saw a significant decrease in although The Fifties book a disappearance of poverty in America.

If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us. Instinctively Anglophobic, they were wary of our growing involvement in The Fifties book Europe and our close alliance with the British.

The growing intolerance of non-conformity helped produce the staunching of dissent at many levels of society.

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Jump to navigation Jump to search The Fifties is a history book by David Halberstam centered on the decade of the s in the United States. That summer he ambushed Dewey; he called the Congress back into session and fed it legislation that underlined the vast differences between Dewey the modern Republican as presidential candidate and the Republican party as embodied by those conservatives still powerful in the Congress and still fighting the New Deal.

On one side was Senator Joseph McCarthy and his aggressive, rag-tag young staff, bolstered by the support of millions of adoring citizens connected to the event only through television, radio, and the newspapers.

The geographical point of this division came to be called the Iron Curtain. Earlier in the century they had regarded Taft, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover as the guardians of their values in Washington; they had considered the nation's capital an extension of their own small towns. Wonderful, revealing stuff.

The campaign proved to be a watershed for the Republicans. A year later, the case of Alger Hiss electrified the anti-communists. The operation was a military success, but after the United States and Soviet Union united in opposition to the invasion, the invaders were forced to withdraw.

Her subjects include an architect, a film director, an archaeologist and a rally driver. They were anxious to go back to the simple, comfortable world of the twenties, before the New Deal had empowered labor unions, before air travel had shrunk the Atlantic Ocean into a pond, and before scientists had ever thought about developing intercontinental ballistic missiles to catapult atomic warheads into their midst.

He then pushed north, capturing Pyongyang in October. But significantly—and in sharp contrast to the period since the mids—while there was no downward redistribution of wealth, neither was there an upward distribution of wealth.

It was produced and largely sustained by government, even if it ultimately spread beyond government. MacKinlay Kantor, Andersonville 4.

Even worse, they seemed to have lost control of their own party. French rule ended in Algeria inVietnam left French Indo-china in Beginning inhe began searching for visibility, and unsurprisingly in a time when anticommunism was a powerful force in national politics, he chose to present himself as a scourge of disloyalty.

Polypropylene was invented in The most obvious explanation for that is the Cold War and the fear of communism—fanned by opportunistic and demagogic politicians—that accompanied it. By contrast, the Republicans of the heartland were essentially unchanged by the great events that had overtaken them; they were resentful of World War Two and suspicious of how Roosevelt had gotten them into it.

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The Fifties book What The Fifties book me to distraction as I read this book was trying to Halberstam writes like a fuddy-duddy who has no respect for Elvis Presley, or James Dean, or for anything connected with the glory days of early rock and roll.

Japan held democratic elections and recovered economically. Edward P. An unwanted war had not brought a true peace, and there would be many accusations that the Democrats had won the war but lost the peace.

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