Get a snapshot view of the 1950s with over 100 news reports from the Washington Post at the time. If you or a relative or friend lived through the 1950s then this newspaper book will bring back some great memories. Crammed with over 100 stories scanned from original Washington Post newspapers; the collection reports on historic events from that decade. The Korean War, Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation, Eisenhower’s landslide election victory over Adlai E. Stevenson in 1956. Some outstanding civil rights moments are recorded including coverage of the nine black pupils who were integrated at Little Rock with the aid of no fewer than 350 paratroopers. The pages are bound in a hard back slate grey cover, measuring 12.5”x15” this book reflects an important decade of history.
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