One Summer: America, 1927
by Bill Bryson,
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 27, 2013
A lot happened in 1927, as it does in just about every year. Charles Lindbergh made a solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic. Babe Ruth swatted 60 home runs. Millions of Americans were devastated by the flooding of the Mississippi River basin. Nicola Sacco and Bart Vanzetti were electrocuted for a crime they may not have committed.
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