The Resource The soul of America : the battle for our better angels, Jon Meacham, (sound recording)

The soul of America : the battle for our better angels, Jon Meacham, (sound recording)

Label
The soul of America : the battle for our better angels
Title
The soul of America
Title remainder
the battle for our better angels
Statement of responsibility
Jon Meacham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America, Meacham shows us how what Lincoln called the "better angels of our nature" have won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and others, and illuminating the courage of such influential citizen activists as Martin Luther King, Jr., early suffragettes Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt, civil rights pioneers Rosa Parks and John Lewis, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and Army-McCarthy hearings lawyer Joseph N. Welch, Meacham brings vividly to life turning points in American history. He writes about the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the birth of the "Lost Cause"; the backlash against immigrants in the First World War and the resurgence of the Klu Klux Klan in the 1920s; the fight for women's rights; the demagoguery of Huey Long and Father Coughlin and the isolationist work of "America First" in the years before World War II; the Communist witch hunts led by Senator Joseph McCarthy; and Lyndon Johnson's crusade to finish the fight against Jim Crow. In each of these dramatic, crucial turning points, the battle to lead the country to look forward rather than back, to assert hope over fear, was joined, even as it is today. While the American story has not always or even often been heroic, and the outcome of that battle has never been certain, in this inspiring book, Meacham writes, "The good news is that we have come through darkness before," as time and again, Lincoln's better angels have found a way to prevail."
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Meacham, Jon
Dewey number
973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.M4977 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Fred Sanders and the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sanders, Fred
  • Random House Audio Publishing
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • History
  • United States
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not applicable
Label
The soul of America : the battle for our better angels, Jon Meacham, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 sound discs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525640035
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD38756
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD38756
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The soul of America : the battle for our better angels, Jon Meacham, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
9 sound discs (11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525640035
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD38756
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD38756
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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