The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 19321972, William Manchester
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The Glory and the Dream: A Narrative History of America, 19321972

Author: William Manchester

Narrator: Jeff Riggenbach

Unabridged: 76 hr 5 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 05/01/2008

Genre: History

Synopsis

This great time capsule of a book captures the abundant popular history of the United States from 1932 to 1972. It encompasses politics, military history, economics, the lively arts, science, fashion, fads, social change, sexual mores, communications, graffiti everything and anything indigenous that can be captured in print. The Glory and the Dream chronicles the progress of life in the United States, from the time William Manchester and his generation reached the beginning of awareness in the desperate summer of 32 to President Nixons Second Inaugural Address and the opening scenes of Watergate. Masterfully compressing four crowded decades of our history, Manchester relives the epic, significant, or just memorable events that befell the generation of Americans whose lives pivoted between the America before and the America after the Second World War.

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