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The Resource Reporting America, Alistair Cooke ; introduction and commentaries by Susan Cooke Kittredge

Reporting America, Alistair Cooke ; introduction and commentaries by Susan Cooke Kittredge

Label
Reporting America
Title
Reporting America
Statement of responsibility
Alistair Cooke ; introduction and commentaries by Susan Cooke Kittredge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an insight into Alistair Cooke's character and life, with his reflections on the great, the good, and the bad, covering everything from Korea, the Civil Rights Movement, JFK, Watergate, the moon landing, right up to the war in Iraq. --
Assigning source
Source other than Library of Congress
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-2004
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooke, Alistair
Dewey number
973.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.C666
LC item number
A25 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kittredge, Susan Cooke
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooke, Alistair
  • Cooke, Alistair
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Journalism
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • United States
Label
Reporting America, Alistair Cooke ; introduction and commentaries by Susan Cooke Kittredge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Susan Cooke Kittredge -- 1946-1959. Coming home ; The GI bill ; Harry S. Truman ; Joe Louis ; New Year's Eve, 1951 ; A year of no lynchings ; President Eisenhower ; Cancer and smoking ; Revulsion against McCarthy ; Bikini Island detonation ; The untravelled road ; Humphrey Bogart ; The USA vs. the State of Arkansas ; Castro in control of Cuba ; Hawaii : the fiftieth state ; A Catholic as candidate? -- 1960-1969. Mr. Kennedy takes over ; Fiasco in Cuba ; Gary Cooper ; Glenn home and dry ; Marilyn Monroe ; Meredith registered ; Ultimatum to USSR ; Questioning the president ; President Kennedy assassinated ; The assassination ; L.B.J., the thirty-sixth president ; Coming through ; The Los Angeles riots ; Walt Disney ; Muhammad Ali's challenge ; The permissive society ; Harvesting the grapes of wrath ; The cost of the Vietnam War ; The death of Martin Luther King, Jr. ; A mule cortège ; At the Ambassador Hotel ; Nixon hits the TV networks ; Change in the White House ; Shooting for the moon ; Chappaquiddick -- 1970-1979. Louis Armstrong ; Anti-hijacking plans ; Vietnam ; Leaving Vietnam ; Sincere according to truth ; Kidnapping of Patricia Hearst ; Nixon resigns ; President Ford ; Fall of Saigon ; President Carter ; New York "blackouts" ; Three Mile Island -- 1980-1989. A fiasco in the desert ; American extremes ; John Lennon and handgun laws ; President Reagan ; Attempted assassination of President Reagan ; Clear and present danger ; Ronald Reagan vs. Darth Vader ; Chicago ; Invasion of Grenada ; Hype ; Jesse Jackson in Cuba ; TWA hostage crisis ; Explosion of Challenger space shuttle ; Gorbachev and Reagan playing chess ; Iran-contra hearings ; New anxieties ; The new, new Bush ; San Francisco earthquake ; The Berlin Wall -- 1990-2004. Reagan's achievement ; Fighting for oil ; The passing of the blue blazer ; The O.J. Simpson case ; Microsoft and monsters ; Bill and Monica ; Our long holiday from history is over ; 'These are my times and I must know them' ; Rosa Parks ; Y2K alert ; The scandal of pardons ; 9/11 America's day of terror ; Iraq and foreign policy ; Temperatures drop ; Was Saddam a threat or not?
Control code
ocn233549211
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781590201831
Lccn
2016479928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o233549211
  • (OCoLC)233549211
Label
Reporting America, Alistair Cooke ; introduction and commentaries by Susan Cooke Kittredge
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Susan Cooke Kittredge -- 1946-1959. Coming home ; The GI bill ; Harry S. Truman ; Joe Louis ; New Year's Eve, 1951 ; A year of no lynchings ; President Eisenhower ; Cancer and smoking ; Revulsion against McCarthy ; Bikini Island detonation ; The untravelled road ; Humphrey Bogart ; The USA vs. the State of Arkansas ; Castro in control of Cuba ; Hawaii : the fiftieth state ; A Catholic as candidate? -- 1960-1969. Mr. Kennedy takes over ; Fiasco in Cuba ; Gary Cooper ; Glenn home and dry ; Marilyn Monroe ; Meredith registered ; Ultimatum to USSR ; Questioning the president ; President Kennedy assassinated ; The assassination ; L.B.J., the thirty-sixth president ; Coming through ; The Los Angeles riots ; Walt Disney ; Muhammad Ali's challenge ; The permissive society ; Harvesting the grapes of wrath ; The cost of the Vietnam War ; The death of Martin Luther King, Jr. ; A mule cortège ; At the Ambassador Hotel ; Nixon hits the TV networks ; Change in the White House ; Shooting for the moon ; Chappaquiddick -- 1970-1979. Louis Armstrong ; Anti-hijacking plans ; Vietnam ; Leaving Vietnam ; Sincere according to truth ; Kidnapping of Patricia Hearst ; Nixon resigns ; President Ford ; Fall of Saigon ; President Carter ; New York "blackouts" ; Three Mile Island -- 1980-1989. A fiasco in the desert ; American extremes ; John Lennon and handgun laws ; President Reagan ; Attempted assassination of President Reagan ; Clear and present danger ; Ronald Reagan vs. Darth Vader ; Chicago ; Invasion of Grenada ; Hype ; Jesse Jackson in Cuba ; TWA hostage crisis ; Explosion of Challenger space shuttle ; Gorbachev and Reagan playing chess ; Iran-contra hearings ; New anxieties ; The new, new Bush ; San Francisco earthquake ; The Berlin Wall -- 1990-2004. Reagan's achievement ; Fighting for oil ; The passing of the blue blazer ; The O.J. Simpson case ; Microsoft and monsters ; Bill and Monica ; Our long holiday from history is over ; 'These are my times and I must know them' ; Rosa Parks ; Y2K alert ; The scandal of pardons ; 9/11 America's day of terror ; Iraq and foreign policy ; Temperatures drop ; Was Saddam a threat or not?
Control code
ocn233549211
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781590201831
Lccn
2016479928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o233549211
  • (OCoLC)233549211

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