America: The Last Best Hope

From the Collapse of Communism to the Rise of Radical Islam
Product Number: EB00459928
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781595554567
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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America began to breathe easy at the close of the Cold War and loosened its grip on the fear of nuclear confrontation for the first time since World War Two. Peace was palpable, but in retrospect the years between 1988 and 2008 were as rocky as they were uncertain. Turbulence, not tranquility, marked the turn of the century: the war on drugs, race riots, values debates, deep economic shifts, and the growing threat of terrorism on U.S. soil that would tragically play out on September 11, 2001.In this, the third volume of America: The Last Best Hope, William J. Bennett explores America's recent and momentous history: the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of global Communism; sweeping changes in political and popular culture; the war on terror and the election of America's first African American president. Surveying the players, personalities, and pivotal moments, Bennett captures this recent chapter in the American story with piercing insight and unrelenting optimism.

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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Series: America: The Last Best Hope Series No: 3
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2011

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Author(s): William J. Bennett
Narrator(s): Jon Gauger
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Genre: History
Product Number DD7257
Released: Dec 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470896232

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