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Deadly Times: The 1910 Bombing of the Los Angeles Times and America's Forgotten Decade of Terror

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Between 1907 and 1911, the United States was hit by the longest period of sustained terrorism in its history. Of more than 200 bombings that were carried out during this period, the most shocking was the dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times building on the morning of October 1, 1910, which killed twenty-one people.

Deadly Times tells the fascinating story of the bombing,  th
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Hardcover, 368 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Lyons Press (first published July 30th 2007)
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Elise Miller
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Great Book, and for me, insight into Family Lore
Lew Irwin knows how to tell a story! I was fascinated by his full descriptions of all the people involved, on both sides of the story. His development of events was clear and exciting. I almost never give 5 stars, but this book could not have been better. I wanted to read this book because of a family connection to the 1910 events: My great uncle, Martin Blum, worked for the Times in 1910. Blum and his partner, Henry Beck, bought machinery cheapl
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karl moeslein
Jul 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read

A very well written story about a pretty much unknown piece of history of labor versus management. Well worth reading
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