American dreams [regie hamm] [cd] [1 disc]
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"Compelling."American Victory" represents the triumph of the human spirit." -"Los Angeles Times" Henry Cejudo's remarkable journey follows an unlikely hero, the son of illegal immigrants, from the mean streets of South Central LA to the glory of the Beijing Olympics. The first American in sixteen years to win the gold medal in freestyle wrestling and the youngest American gold medalist ever in this event, Henry's grit, passion, and resolve on display in China was a culmination of a life spent fighting-both on and off the mat.
Forty-Five Letters from a World War II Sailor: How to Fulfill Your American Dreams
The U.S. senator offers a plan for helping the middle class, calling for greater choice and innovation, replacing bad leadership in Washington with local control, and policies designed to encourage economic growth.
In celebration of an enduring American craft icon, "Sock Monkey Dreams" dares to ask the question "What are sock monkeys up to when humans aren't looking?" With voices alternately funny, sweet, clever, crabby, and more than a little tongue in cheek, the residents of the Red Heel Monkey Shelter, a refuge for abandoned sock monkeys, reveal a world that looks surprisingly like our own.
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A narrative tour de force that combines wide-ranging scholarship with captivating prose, Kevin Starr's acclaimed multi-volume Americans and the California Dream is an unparalleled work of cultural history. In this volume, Starr covers the crucial postwar period-1950 to 1963-when the California we know today first burst into prominence. Starr brilliantly illuminates the dominant economic, social, and cultural forces in California in these pivotal years.
Clive Aslet's fabulously illustrated book is the first study of the remarkable and unlikely juxtaposition of two very different cultures, which changed the architecture, the society and the character of Britain's country houses for ever.
During the 1930s, swing bands combined jazz and popular music to create large-scale dreams for the Depression generation, capturing the imagination of America's young people, music critics, and the music business. "Swingin' the Dream" explores that world,
Thurgood Marshall became a living icon of civil rights when he argued Brown v. Board of Education before the Supreme Court in 1954. Six years later, he was at a crossroads. A rising generation of activists were making sit-ins and demonstrations rather than lawsuits the hallmark of the civil rights movement. What role, he wondered, could he now play? When in 1960 Kenyan independence leaders asked him to help write their constitution, Marshall threw himself into their cause.
Dreams and Dead Ends provides a compelling history of the twentieth-century American gangster film. Beginning with Little Caesar (1930) and ending with Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead (1995), Jack Shadoian adroitly analyzes twenty notable examples
American Dreams: American Art to 1950 at the Williams College Museum of Art