Product Description: Popular culture is a central part of everyday life to many Americans. Personalities such as Elvis Presley, Oprah Winfrey, and Michael Jordan are more recognizable to many people than are most elected officials. With Amusement for All is the first comprehensive history of two centuries of mass entertainment in the United States, covering everything from the penny press to Playboy, the NBA to NASCAR, big band to hip hop, and other topics including film, comics, television, sports, dance, and music...read more
Product Description: History of American Childhood SeriesSeries Editor: Joseph M. Hawes and N. Ray Hiner CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book of 1997This series examines the history of American children from colonial times to the present. It includes chronological volumes which survey the experience of children over specific historical periods, and topical volumes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
Product Description: Frank Church, D.C., and Me is Bill Hall's comic and insightful account of the one-and-a-half years he spent in Washington, D.C., serving as press secretary to Senator Frank Church during some of the most significant congressional investigations of the twentieth century.