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The Good War, Part 1 of 2

The Good War Part of Part One Of Two Parts The Good War An Oral History of World War II is Studs Terkel s history of the lives of ordinary Americans at home and abroad during WW II Here are stories of one of the Andrews

  • Title: The Good War, Part 1 of 2
  • Author: Studs Terkel
  • ISBN: 9780736612685
  • Page: 337
  • Format: Audio Cassette
  • Part One Of Two Parts The Good War An Oral History of World War II is Studs Terkel s history of the lives of ordinary Americans, at home and abroad, during WW II Here are stories of one of the Andrews Sisters visiting a military hospital, and a young man recalling the awe General Patton inspired in his troops Here too, are those who stayed at home the relief workers, tPart One Of Two Parts The Good War An Oral History of World War II is Studs Terkel s history of the lives of ordinary Americans, at home and abroad, during WW II Here are stories of one of the Andrews Sisters visiting a military hospital, and a young man recalling the awe General Patton inspired in his troops Here too, are those who stayed at home the relief workers, the big shots in Washington, the young men surrounded by a sudden supply of young women And here are the accounts of the panic that struck the West Coast after Pearl Harbor and the full story of the Bomb, told by a scientist who developed it and the pilot who dropped it Terkel spoke not only with Americans, but also with those who lived through the war in Japan, Russia, Germany, England and France He shows us both sides of the war, what it was like to shell as well as to be shelled.

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    1. Studs Terkel

      Louis Studs Terkel was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non Fiction in 1985 for The Good War , and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long running radio show in Chicago Terkel was acclaimed for his efforts to preserve American oral history His 1985 book The Good War An Oral History of World War Two , which detailed ordinary peoples accounts of the country s involvement in World War II, won the Pulitzer Prize For Hard Times An Oral History of the Great Depression , Terkel assembled recollections of the Great Depression that spanned the socioeconomic spectrum, from Okies, through prison inmates, to the wealthy His 1974 book, Working also was highly acclaimed In 1995, he received the Chicago History Museum Making History Award for Distinction in Journalism and Communications In 1997, Terkel was elected a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters Two years later, he received the George Polk Career Award in 1999.

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