Tag Archives: United States/20th Century

Nineteen Sixty-Eight in America

by Charles Kaiser

“A splendidly evocative account of a historic year—a year of tumult, of trauma, and of tragedy.”—Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

The Great Hurricane: 1938

by Cherie Burns

“Very good . . . sure to help keep the terrible storm in its proper place in New England’s memory, as well as being…

Exploding the Phone

by Phil Lapsley

A riveting history of the telephone hackers of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s….

The Devil Is Here in These Hills

by James Green

From a celebrated labor historian, the definitive chronicle of the fight for freedom by West Virginia coal miners, an important chapter in American history.

1941: Fighting the Shadow War

by Marc Wortman

A thrilling exploration of the little-known history of America’s clandestine involvement in World War II prior to Pearl Harbor.