Before the Storm begins in a time much like the present--the tail end of the 1950s, with America affluent, confident, and convinced that political ideology was a thing of the past.
But when John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960, conservatives--editor William F. Buckley Jr., John... read more
1. THE MANIONITES
2. MERCHANT PRINCE
3. WORKING TOGETHER FOR THE WORLD
5. THE MEETING OF THE BLUE AND WHITE NILE
7. STORIES OF ORANGE COUNTY
9. OFF YEAR
10. SUITE 3505
12. NEW MOOD IN POLITICS
13. GRANITE STATE
14. PRESIDENT OF ALL THE PEOPLE
15. UNITED AND AT PEACE WITH ITSELF
16. GOLDEN STATE
19. DON'T MENTION THE GREAT PUMPKIN
20. CAMPAIGN TRAILS
22. FOREGONE CONCLUSIONS
Perlstein gives the name of Burt Lancaster's character in the film "Seven Days in May" on page 283 as "William Maltoon Scott". The name of his character in the film is James Matoon Scott.
On page 493, Perlstein states that Harold Wilson "was ousted as Prime Minister"on October 15, 1964. In fact, Harold Wilson had just won the general election as head of the Labour Party; it was Alec Douglas-Home who was ousted from the premiership.
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