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Some events that transform a nation are frozen in time. Others pass with little public awareness, and we only appreciate their momentous nature long after they occur. Regardless, these events are few and--almost always--far between. But in 1969, four such events took place within the span of only 100 days. In this book, cultural historian Harlan Lebo looks back at the firs ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published June 28th 2019 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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How did humanity arrive at the point where we could buy diapers from the palm of our hand? When did it become normal for weapons of mass destruction to loom over conversations between nations? Why do Presidential candidates disagree so strongly on the environment and the rights of disadvantaged people?

Harlan Lebo provides some answers to these questions in his book 100 Days: How Four Events in 1969 Shaped America (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers) through focusing on 100 days of o
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Steve Wilson
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cool concept highlighting a portion of a dynamic year. Lebo is concise, his information is well-organized and interesting. This lands in my favorite time period in American history, so I found the book quite enjoyable. Perhaps got the most out of the section about the internet, which I've never studied because I've always assumed I lived it.
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