Sleepwalking through History: America in the Reagan Years

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SLEEPWALKING
THROUGH
HISTORY

AMERICA IN
THE REAGAN YEARS

HAYNES JOHNSON

W. W. NORTON AND COMPANY
NEW YORK · LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Sleepwalking Through History - America in the Reagan Years *
  • Author's Note *
  • Contents *
  • Prologue 13
  • Book One - Washington Jan.20,1981 *
  • Chapter 1 - The Capital 19
  • Chapter 2 - The Loser 24
  • Chapter 3 - The Winner 41
  • Chapter 4 - The New America 52
  • Chapter 5 - The New Conservatism 65
  • Chapter 6 - The Great Reaction 76
  • Chapter 7 - The Take-Over 83
  • Chapter 8 - A New Era 93
  • Book Two - America Jan.20,1981 *
  • Chapter 9 - The Cabal 97
  • Chapter 10 - Rustbelt 116
  • Chapter 11 - Sunbelt 125
  • Chapter 12 - Capital of Success 132
  • Book Three - The Teflon Years *
  • Chapter 13 - Electronic Culture 139
  • Chapter 14 - Myths and Realities 153
  • Chapter 15 - Privatizing 168
  • Chapter 16 - God and Mammon 193
  • Chapter 17 - The Insiders 215
  • Chapter 18 - Deregulation 227
  • Chapter 19 - The Ledger 235
  • Chapter 20 - Secrets 245
  • Chapter 21 - Haven 261
  • Chapter 22 - April Again 275
  • Chapter 23 - On the Hill 301
  • Chapter 24 - The Investigation 333
  • Chapter 25 - Olliemania 348
  • Chapter 26 - Postmortems 366
  • Chapter 27 - Crash 372
  • Chapter 28 - Reckoning 387
  • Book Four - America Jan. 20, 1989 *
  • Chapter 29 - Capital of Success 411
  • Chapter 30 - Sunbelt 419
  • Chapter 31 - Rustbelt and Farmbelt 424
  • Chapter 32 - Wall Street 431
  • Chapter 33 - Washington 438
  • Epilogue 461
  • Players of the Eighties 477
  • Notes and Sources 485
  • Bibliography 493
  • Acknowledgments 503
  • Index 505
  • About the Author *
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