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While America Aged by Roger Lowenstein

While America Aged

  • Paperback $18.00

    Apr 28, 2009 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    May 01, 2008 | 288 Pages

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Praise

” 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

Table Of Contents

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
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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