The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America

The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America

Tom Brokaw

Who we're, the place we’ve been, and the place we have to move now, to recapture the yankee dream
Now with a brand new Foreword through the author
“The top presentation of the demanding situations dealing with the country—and the potential solutions—I've ever seen.”—P. J. O’Rourke
Tom Brokaw, recognized and cherished for his landmark paintings in American journalism and for the New York Times bestsellers The maximum Generation and Boom!, now turns his consciousness to the demanding situations that face the US within the new millennium, to supply reflections on how we will restoration America’s greatness.
Rooted within the values, classes, and verities of generations prior and of his South Dakota upbringing, Brokaw weaves jointly inspiring tales of american citizens who're creating a distinction and private tales from his family heritage, to have interaction us in a talk approximately our kingdom and to proportion rules for the way we will be able to revitalize the promise of the yankee Dream. Inviting us to foster a rebirth of kin, group, and civic engagement as profound because the person who helped win international struggle II, equipped our postwar prosperity, and ushered within the Civil Rights period, Brokaw lines the intriguing, unnerving alterations in sleek life—in values, schooling, public carrier, housing, the web, and more—that have remodeled our society within the many years because the age of thrift during which he used to be raised. In delivering rules from american citizens who're switch brokers of their groups, Brokaw provides us a nourishing imaginative and prescient of hopefulness in an age of reduced expectations.

“Inspiring stories of the way humans from diversified walks of lifestyles have stumbled on how you can be of carrier to their groups and country.”—Walter Isaacson

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