Tag Archive | Vietnam

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Me Generation…. By Me: Growing Up in The 60’s by Ken Levine

This was a funny, somewhat hilarious look back to the period of American culture known as “the 60s”. Now, granted, I was a very young kid back then, so other than watching some old cultural campy TV shows like, The Munsters, the Addams Family, The Monkees, Laugh-In and a lot of Saturday morning cartoons, I […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – A Young People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

There were about 14 million immigrants who came to America in the 1920s. In 1924, Congress passed an immigration act, which gave great advantages to white Europeans, yet severely limited the number of immigrants from Asian and African countries. Matter of fact, the number was set at 100 immigrants per year from China!!!, and even […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Race Beat: The Press, The Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

This was truly a fantastic book! I always enjoy learning about things I don’t know much about already. I didn’t know that there was such a prevalence of black press newspapers/magazines back in the 30s/40s in the history of the United States. And the rift/differences that existed between the black press and the white press. […]