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The time of our lives : past, present, promise

by Brokaw, Tom (Author)

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The author, known for his landmark work in American journalism and for his other books, The Greatest Generation, and Boom!, now turns his attention to the challenges that face America in the new millennium, to offer reflections on how we can restore America's greatness. "What happened to the America... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Getting the Fundamentals Right. Generations
  • One nation, indivisible
  • K through 12 and the hazards along the way
  • Old school ties and new world requirements
  • Don't know much about geometry
  • Church of thrift
  • Survivors
  • House broken
  • Assignment America. Uncle Sam needs us
  • The United States academy of public service
  • Stepping up and signing up
  • Help Me Make It Through This New Dot.Com Age. Wire the world but don't short circuit your soul
  • Everyone's a journalist
  • Partners
  • What Now, Grandma and Grandpa?
  • Balancing the book of life
  • Failure is an option
  • Everyone's a journalist
  • The grandparent lode
  • September of my years.