Fads, Follies, and Delusions of the American People

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Crown Publishers, 1967 - National characteristics, American - 370 pages
Includes material on Batman, Superman, Zorro, Hopalong Cassidy, Davy Crockett, James Bond, flagpole sitters, the Bunion Derby, marathon dancing, contests, June Havoc, Dr. Francis Townsend, Upton Sinclair, chain letters, Emile Coue, Wilhelm Reich, dianetics, hadacol, ouija boards, hula hoops, skateboards, Mah-jongg, gold, bubble gum, silly putty, Scrabble, frisbees, Father Divine, Frank Buchman, Billy Sunday, Aimee Semple McPherson, Billy Graham, Timothy Leary, the hippies, the Sixties, goldfish swallowing, panty raids, the funeral of Rudolph Valentino, and other topics.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS What Its ALL ABOUT
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Galahad in a Cape
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Muscles to Burn
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