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The Decade Books By The New York Times

The Decade Books By The New York Times

Being the nation’s best source of in-depth daily report with sweeping retrospective of the news, culture, and personalities of the decade, The New York Times gathered hundreds of selected articles and compelling original commentary to release three unique and fascinating book writing about The Sixties, The Seventies and The Eighties.

Let’s dig into those interesting books!

1. The Time Of The Sixties

  • Authors: Haberman, Clyde
  • File Size: 135.58 MB
  • Format: Pdf
  • Pages: 337
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Published Year: 2013
  • ISBN-10: 1579129641
  • ISBN-13: 9781579129644

Whether we lived through them or learned of them after the fact, the events of the 1960s― the beginning of the Vietnam War, the moon landing, the hippie movement, to name just a few―resonate strongly in our culture today.

The Times of the Sixties represents one of the most fascinating, extensive, and well-rounded portraits of one of modern history’s most tumultuous decades. More than 400 articles have been culled from the archives of The New York Times and brilliantly curated by staff writer John Rockwell.

Articles feature coverage of historic events like the Cuban missile crisis, Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech, the assassination of President Kennedy; cultural highlights such as the British Invasion, movie reviews of Psycho, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and The Graduate, and features on music groups like the Supremes; plus pieces on pivotal political figures like John F. Kennedy, Mao Zedong, and Che Guevara, as well as influential personalities such as Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, and Betty Friedan.

Rockwell guides readers through the articles he’s selected, putting the events into historical context and exploring the far-reaching impact of these events and individuals. The book also includes hundreds of black-and-white and color photographs from the Times and other sources.

2. The Time Of The Seventies

  • Authors: Clyde Haberman
  • File Size: 23.46 MB
  • Format: Pdf
  • Pages: 889
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Published Year: 2013
The Time Of The Seventies

The Times of the Seventies is a brilliant time capsule containing all of the greatest, most important, and most memorable moments and events from the decade.

Organized by sections such as national news, business, science & health, sports, arts & entertainment, life & style, the articles include coverage of historic events like the Watergate scandal, the end of the Vietnam War, the 1973 oil crisis, and the Iranian Revolution of 1979; cultural highlights like the break-up of the Beatles, the rise of disco, reviews of movies like Star Wars, The Godfather, Jaws, and Saturday Night Fever; and features on musicians like Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Bee Gees, and Patti Smith; plus pieces on influential personalities such as Gloria Steinem, Bobby Fischer, and Farrah Fawcett and pivotal political figures like Richard Nixon, Pol Pot, and Augusto Pinochet.

The stories are written by the great Times writers, including Murray Schumach, Nan Robertson, Craig Claiborne, Mimi Sheraton, Meyer Berger, R.W. Apple, Jr., John Rockwell, Clive Barnes, and John Russell.

3. The Times Of The Eighties

  • Authors: William Grimes
  • File Size: 23.58 MB
  • Format: Pdf
  • Pages: 836
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
  • Published Year: 2013
The Times Of The Eighties

The Times of the Eighties covers the biggest stories that shaped the 1980s. Articles include coverage of historic events like Wall Street’s “Black Monday,” the Iran-Contra scandal, Tiananmen Square, the Challenger disaster, the Human Genome Project, the collapse of communism, and the introduction of the personal computer by IBM; cultural highlights like the launch of MTV, Ted Turner’s establishment of CNN, the Cabbage Patch doll craze, reviews of movies like E.T., Terminator, Raging Bull, and Tootsie, and features on musicians like Michael Jackson, Joan Jett, U2, Wham, Blondie, and more; plus pieces on personalities like Mikhail Gorbachev, Princess Diana, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Pete Rose, Bill Cosby, and more.

The stories are penned by a lot of well-known Times writers like William Safire, Frank Rich, Anna Quindlen, Serge Schmemann, and many more.

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