” Financial journalist Roger Lowenstein uses the stories of three deeply encumbered institutions . . . as examples not only of the way most individual Americans conduct their personal finances, but also of how the country as a whole has long lived beyond its means. . . . Gripping.”
-Phillip Longman, The Washington Post
While America AgedIntroduction
Part One: Who Owns General Motors?
1. Walter Reuther and the Treaty of Detroit
2. The Anti-Reuther
Part Two: The Public Freight
3. An Entitled Class
4. On Strike!
Part Three: Debacle in San Diego
5. Finest City
6. Pension Plot
7. The Bill Comes Due
Conclusion: The Way Out