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1960 to 1980


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Inside: A Public and Private Life
Inside: A Public and Private Life
by Joseph A Califano
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From a childhood in rough-and-tumble 1940s Brooklyn to a life "inside" the corridors of power... (read more)

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Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, the Mafia, and the CIA
Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, the Mafia, and the CIA
by Lamar Waldron
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While Richard Nixon's culpability for Watergate has long been established—most recently by PBS in 2003—what's truly remarkable that after almost forty years, conventional accounts of the scandal still don't address Nixons motive. Why was... (read more)

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The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War
The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War
by Nicholas Thompson
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Only two Americans held positions of great influence throughout the Cold War. The two men embodied opposing strategies for winning the conflict. Yet they dined together, attended the weddings of each others children, and remained lifelong friends. Paul... (read more)

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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
by Philip Taubman
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A terrorist attack with nuclear weapons is the most dangerous security issue America faces today—and we are far more vulnerable than we realize. Driven by this knowledge, five men—all members of the Cold War brain trust behind the U.S.... (read more)

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What They Didn't Teach You about the 60s
What They Didn't Teach You about the 60s
by Mike Wright
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Continuing the What They Didn't Teach You series, television writer Wright reviews well known events and trends of the tumultuous decade without putting any particular spin to them or their significance. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR... (read more)

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It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: America in the 1970s
It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: America in the 1970s
by Peter N. Carroll
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In this unique, comprehensive history of the 1970s, we learn about international developments: the war in Cambodia, Nixon's trip to China, the oil embargo and resulting gas shortage, the Mayaquez incident, the Camp David accords, the Iranian capture of... (read more)

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Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century American)
Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century American)
by Mary L Dudziak
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"Meticulously researched and beautifully written, Mary Dudziak's book makes a spectacularly illuminating contribution to a subject traditionally neglected--the linkage between race relations and foreign policy: neither African-American history nor... (read more)

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Decade of Disillusionment: The Kennedy-Johnson Years
Decade of Disillusionment: The Kennedy-Johnson Years
by Jim F Heath
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The sixties began optimistically, with Americans full of hope and expectation, voting to support a new, young, charismatic leader who promised to "move America forward." Tragically, something went wrong. Instead of finding its Utopia, America became a... (read more)

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America's Miracle Man in Vietnam: Ngo Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia, 1950-1957 (American Encounters/Global Interactions)
America's Miracle Man in Vietnam: Ngo Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia, 1950-1957 (American Encounters/Global Interactions)
by Seth Jacobs
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Americaandrsquo;s Miracle Man in Vietnam rethinks the motivations behind one of the most ruinous foreign-policy decisions of the postwar era: Americaandrsquo;s commitment to preserve an independent South Vietnam under the premiership of Ngo Dinh Diem... (read more)

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The Georgetown Ladies' Social Club: Power, Passion, and Politics in the Nation's Capital
The Georgetown Ladies' Social Club: Power, Passion, and Politics in the Nation's Capital
by C. David Heymann
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Prize-winning biography Heymann tells of a group of highly motivated and independent women who all happened to reside in the same place at roughly the same time, pursued common goals and interests, and were married to successful and power-driven men... (read more)

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Mo: The Life and Times of Morris K. Udall
Mo: The Life and Times of Morris K. Udall
by Donald W Carson
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Everybody liked Mo. Throughout his political life— and especially during his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1976— thousands of people were drawn to Arizona congressman Morris K. Udall by his humor, humanity, and courage. This... (read more)

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The Forty Years War: The Rise and Fall of the Neocons, from Nixon to Obama
The Forty Years War: The Rise and Fall of the Neocons, from Nixon to Obama
by Len Colodny
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In this groundbreaking book, renowned investigative writers Len Colodny and Tom Shachtman chronicle the little-understood evolution of the neoconservative movement—from its birth as a rogue insurgency in the Nixon White House through its ascent... (read more)

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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
by Lily Koppel
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As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with... (read more)

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The Catonsville Nine: A Story of Faith and Resistance in the Vietnam Era
The Catonsville Nine: A Story of Faith and Resistance in the Vietnam Era
by Shawn Francis Peters
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On May 17th, 1968, a group of Catholic antiwar activists burst into a draft board in suburban Baltimore, stole hundreds of Selective Service records (which they called "death certificates"), and burned the documents in a fire fueled by homemade napalm... (read more)

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The Sixties in America: History, Politics, and Protest
The Sixties in America: History, Politics, and Protest
by Michael J Heale
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No other decade of the 20th century has acquired the mythological status of the 1960s. For the United States this was the decade of the Camelot presidency of John F. Kennedy and the ruined presidency of Lyndon Johnson, of the great civil rights March on... (read more)

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The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis
The Eighteen-Day Running Mate: McGovern, Eagleton, and a Campaign in Crisis
by Joshua M Glasser
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No skeletons were rattling in his closet, Thomas Eagleton assured George McGovernand#8217;s political director. But only eighteen days laterand#8212;after a series of damaging public revelations and feverish behind-the-scenes maneuveringsand#8212... (read more)

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Parting Shots from My Brittle Bow (Speaker's Corner Books)
Parting Shots from My Brittle Bow (Speaker's Corner Books)
by Eugene J Mccarthy
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A collection of writings from one of the most significant political figures of our time.... (read more)

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Telltale Hearts: The Origins and Impact of the Vietnam Antiwar Movement
Telltale Hearts: The Origins and Impact of the Vietnam Antiwar Movement
by Adam Garfinkle
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Adam Garfinkle convincingly demonstrates that the antiwar movement, even at its radical height, was of marginal value and at times actually proved counterproductive to stopping the Vietnam War.... (read more)

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American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War
American Tragedy: Kennedy, Johnson, and the Origins of the Vietnam War
by David Kaiser
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This masterpiece of governmental history locates the roots of the Vietnam War not in the Johnson era or even Kennedy administration, but back in the military policies of the Eisenhower era...Drawing on a host of documents from recently opened government... (read more)

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Minnesota in the 70s
Minnesota in the 70s
by Dave Kenney
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The 1970s were more than big hair, mirror balls, and leisure suits. These were the years that bridged the chasm between the anti-establishment tumult of the 1960s and the morning-in-America conservatism of the 1980s. In Minnesota, this evolution unfolded... (read more)

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