The Fifties by James R. Gaines, Read by James Fouhey
Reexamining the 1950s
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Blessed with a fine and resonant voice, James Fouhey eloquently performs James R. Gaines’s closer look at the 1950s. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss how Fouhey’s reading style fits the engaging profiles presented here. Gaines explores the decade he defines from 1946 to 1963 through the lens of central movements—gay rights, civil rights, feminism, the environmental movement, and the dawn of computing. Listen to learn about foundational activists and thinkers too often overlooked.
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