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Susan Jacoby

Susan Jacoby appears in the following:

Did Women Really Get the Shaft in the Mad Men Era?

Monday, April 29, 2013

Drawing on her father's life and career, Susan Jacoby, author of The Last Men on Top, asks if men really had it better in the pre-feminist America of the 1950's and 1960's. Plus: read an excerpt from the book.

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The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age

Monday, February 07, 2011

Susan Jacoby discusses the recent idea that the baby boom generation will experience a radically new kind of old age—unmarred by physical or mental deterioration, financial problems, or loneliness. Her book Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age raises the fundamental question of whether living longer is a good thing unless it means living better.

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Anti-Intellectualism in America

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Susan Jacoby talks about the history of anti-intellectualism in America, and how it’s shaped post-WWII society. Her new book is The Age of American Unreason.

Event: Susan Jacoby will moderate a discussion with Alan Wolfe and Michael Kazin
Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30 pm
General Society of ...

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