Front Stoops in the Fifties

Front Stoops in the Fifties Michael Olesker
  • Title: Front Stoops in the Fifties
  • Author: Michael Olesker
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  • Page: 446
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Front Stoops in the Fifties Michael Olesker Front Stoops in the Fifties Front Stoops in the Fifties recounts the stories of some of Balti s most famous personalities as they grew up during the decade of conformity Such familiar names as Jerry Leiber Nancy Pelosi Thurgoo
    Front Stoops in the Fifties recounts the stories of some of Balti s most famous personalities as they grew up during the decade of conformity Such familiar names as Jerry Leiber, Nancy Pelosi, Thurgood Marshall, and Barry Levinson figure prominently in Michael Olesker s gripping account, which draws on personal interviews and journalistic digging.Olesker marks the Front Stoops in the Fifties recounts the stories of some of Balti s most famous personalities as they grew up during the decade of conformity Such familiar names as Jerry Leiber, Nancy Pelosi, Thurgood Marshall, and Barry Levinson figure prominently in Michael Olesker s gripping account, which draws on personal interviews and journalistic digging.Olesker marks the end of the fifties with the assassination of President John F Kennedy It s as if millions will suddenly decide to act out their anxieties and their rage, as if Kennedy s murder exposed some hypocrisy at the heart of the American dream, he writes Focusing on the period leading up to this turning point in U.S history, Olesker looks to the individuals living through the changes that were just beginning to surface and would later come to prominence in the sixties.The fifties are often remembered with longing as a innocent time But it was also a suffocating time for many Alongside innocence was ignorance Olesker tells the story of Nancy D Alesandro Pelosi, daughter of the mayor, who grew up in a political home and eventually became the first woman Speaker of the House Thurgood Marshall, schooled in a racially segregated classroom, went on to argue Brown v Board of Education of Topeka before the Supreme Court and rewrite U.S race relations law Even the music changed Olesker s doo wop portrait of Balti is nostalgic, but it has a hard edge.
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    1. Loved this book very interesting talked about growing up in the 50 s and events that shaped the peoples lives growing up in that era

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    2. This was an excellent review of the fifties, specific to Balti, told thoroughly and insightfully I enjoyed reading about musical and political personalities, and .

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