America in the Seventies

America in the Seventies

Book - 2003
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From the publisher's description: "Central to the book is the belief that the 1970s were a time of betrayal and loss for the U. S., tempered by moments of healing and renewal. Slocum-Schaffer evokes the pain of Nixon's betrayal of the nation, the revelations of the My Lai massacre and the Pentagon Papers, and the losses of icons such as John Wayne, Jimi Hendrix, and the cult followers at Jonestown. At the same time, she revisits the successes of Camp David, Billie Jean King, and Frank Robinson, and the first Space Shuttle test flight, and reminds us of the healing that such events offered to the U. S.'s faltering self-esteem."
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780815629986
Characteristics: x, 226 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: America in the 70's


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