‘100 Headlines That Changed The World’ Book Review

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on September 15, 2012

100 Headlines That Changed The World
By James Maloney
Softcover, 309 pages ($14.95)

“Edison’s Electric Light.” “First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Japan.” “Birth Control Pill Approved.” Take a stroll through history’s pressroom with this chronologically arranged collection of newspaper headlines that announced some of the most monumental moments of the past 150 years—natural disasters, onsets of war, sensational murders and assassinations, scientific breakthroughs, political scandals, heroic feats. Accompanying text by the author, a British journalist, provides perspective, insights and additional details sure to captivate history buffs as well as casual readers.

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