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Robert J. Samuelson

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Robert J. Samuelson is a columnist for Newsweek and The. Washington Post He began his journalism career as a reporter for the Post in 1969. He is the author of The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath, The Good Life and Its Discontents: The American Dream in the Age of Entitlement, 1945-1995 and Untruth: Why the Conventional Wisdom Is (Almost Always) Wrong, a collection of his columns. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife, Judy Herr. They have three children.

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The Good Life and Its Discontents
The American Dream in the Age of Entitlement
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Good Life and Its Discontents
The American Dream in the Age of Entitlement
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 30, 1997
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Business Book Bestseller

Today Americans are wealthier, healthier, and live longer than at any previous time in our history. As a society, we have never had it so good. Yet, paradoxically, many of us have never felt so bad. For, as Robert J. Samuelson observes in this visionary... Read more >
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Past and Future of American Affluence
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $17.00

The Great Inflation in the 1960s and 1970s, notes award-winning columnist Robert J. Samuelson, played a crucial role in transforming American politics, economy, and everyday life. The direct consequences included stagnation in living standards, a growing belief—both in America and abroad—that the great-power status of the United States was ending, and... Read more >
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The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath
The Past and Future of American Affluence
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Untruth
Why the Conventional Wisdom Is (Almost Always) Wrong
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: AtRandom
On Sale: March 6, 2001
Price: $19.00

In Untruth, Newsweek and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson explains why our political, economic and cultural debates so routinely traffic in misinformation—popular fads that, like meteors, momentarily burn brightly in public consciousness and then fizzle out. Advocacy groups, politicians and their unwitting allies in the media instinctively create agendas of... Read more >
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Untruth
Why the Conventional Wisdom Is (Almost Always) Wrong
Written by Robert J. Samuelson


Format: eBook
Publisher: AtRandom
On Sale: February 6, 2001
Price: $13.99

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