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Condition: Good : Split the cost with friends
A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
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Subject: News, General Interest Language: English
Publication Name: Newsweek Publication Year: 19760000
Issue Type: Weekly
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ISSUE DATE: July 4, 1976; Vol. LXXXVIII, No. 1

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With this issue, NEWSWEEK marks our nation's 200th birthday in a special way. Much of the journalism about the Bicentennial thus far has been either periwig retrospective or 2001-style futurology. What seemed to be neglected was a close-up look at America as it actually is at this moment in its history -- a group portrait of our people unadorned by rhetoric or ideology.

It is just such a portrait that NEWSWEEK presents in the pages that follow: the voices of 46 Amercans from every part of our society talking about their lives, their work, their hopes, their concerns and their country. In these pages, you will meet the Secretary of State and a legless Vietnam veteran. A Nobel scientist and a Boston housewife. Martin Luther King's father, Jimmy Carter's mother and President Ford's son. A chicano grape picker and the head of General Motors. An opera star, a novelist, a poet and a sculptor. A grocer from Kokomo and a CB-radio tycoon from California. A 21-year-old murderer on Death Row and a 16-year-old high-school brain.

They remind us that America at 200 is an unfinished nation. Some of our people are poor or aggrieved; many of them feel a loss of trust in the country's institutions, and even in one another. But the striking and refreshing note they sound is positive. They are full of a look we've-come- through current of confidence, an appreciation of American plenty and liberty, and an enduring faith in the American future. "Just think of the things that's going to happen in the next 100 years," said Mattie White, a prairie Texas woman who has just turned 100 herself. "Oh, I'd love to see it."

The idea for this special issue came from Senior Editor Peter Goldman, who directed the project. Working from a list of more than 150 prospective interviewees, some prominent and some ordinary citizens, 64 NEWSWEEK correspondents from Alaska to Puerto Rico conducted long tape-recorded conversations with their subjects. The results were 145 completed interviews and more than a quarter-million words of transcript. From these, Goldman selected ourAmerican chorus. Some citizens offer no more than a brief but pointed anecdote; others tell riveting longer stories out of their own lives. One, Robert Lowell, perhaps America's greatest living poet, contributes a Bicentennial poem specially commissioned by NEWSWEEK.

To illustrate this special effort, the magazine presents two photo essays. One is a color portfolio of Americans celebrating the Bicentennial, photographed primarily by staffer Wally McNamee on a series of cross-country tours. The other, in black and white, is an evocation of a new America -- the Sun Belt that stretches from California across the Southwest to Florida. It is the work of Bill Owens, a young documentary photographer from California, whose collections include "Suburbia" and "Our Kind of People"; he interrupted a Guggenheim fellowship for the assignment.

Here, then, is our America.

OUR AMERICA (the cover).
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Standard sized magazine, Approx 8½" X 11". COMPLETE and in GOOD condition. (See photo)
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