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David Halberstam discusses his book, "The Fifties"

BROADCAST: Jun. 11, 1993 | DURATION: 00:47:57

Synopsis

David Halberstam, writer and historian, talks about his book, "The Fifties." The conversation includes Brown v. Board of Education, atomic weapons, the Cold War, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, consumerism, birth control, suburbs, television and the start of the counterculture. Halberstam reads several passages from his book.