([July] 2000)

DC, 2000 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 23.50 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
2000-05-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Paradox Press
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-671-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941221274 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Jim Higgins (credited) (editor); Andy Helfer (credited as Andrew Helfer) (group editor)
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; matte interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Kurt Hathaway, Roxanne Starr, and Jason Little.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Andrew Robinson (credited) (painting)
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Andrew Robinson (credited) (painting)
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Andrew Robinson (credited) (painting)
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The Big Book of the '70s (Table of Contents: 1)

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Seth Fisher (credited)
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Seth Fisher (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction is in comic strip format.

Freaky Fads (Table of Contents: 4)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter One: Freaky Fads.

'70s Sexplosion (Table of Contents: 5)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Jen Sorensen (credited)
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Jen Sorensen (credited)
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Partying in the '70s (Table of Contents: 6)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Langdon Foss (credited)
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Langdon Foss (credited)
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Style, '70s Style! (Table of Contents: 7)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Eric Shanower (credited)
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Eric Shanower (credited)
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'70s Lingo (Table of Contents: 8)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Nick Bertozzi (credited)
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Nick Bertozzi (credited)
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The Short, Happy Life of Disco (Table of Contents: 9)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Seth Fisher (credited)
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Seth Fisher (credited)
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Studio 54 (Table of Contents: 10)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Danny Hellman (credited)
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Danny Hellman (credited)
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Kung Fu (Table of Contents: 11)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Dean Haspiel (credited)
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Dean Haspiel (credited)
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Streaking (Table of Contents: 12)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Craig Thompson (credited)
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Craig Thompson (credited)
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Pet Rocks! (Table of Contents: 13)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Sam Henderson (credited)
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Sam Henderson (credited)
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The Smiley Face (Table of Contents: 14)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Jason Little (credited)
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Jason Little (credited)
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Mood Rings (Table of Contents: 15)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Victor Cayro (credited)
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Victor Cayro (credited)
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Space Food (Table of Contents: 16)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Steven Weissman (credited)
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Steven Weissman (credited)
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Running Fixx (Table of Contents: 17)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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10-4, Back Door (Table of Contents: 18)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Matt Mitchell (credited)
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Matt Mitchell (credited)
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Bootleg LPs (Table of Contents: 19)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Shep Hendrix (credited as Shepherd Hendrix)
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Shep Hendrix (credited as Shepherd Hendrix)
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Useless Crap (Table of Contents: 20)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Dave Cooper (credited)
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Dave Cooper (credited)
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The Players (Table of Contents: 21)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Two: The Players.

John Lennon (Table of Contents: 22)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Mark Poutenis (credited)
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Mark Poutenis (credited)
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"Hanoi" Jane (Table of Contents: 23)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Chris Jordan (credited)
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Chris Jordan (credited)
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Kissinger (Table of Contents: 24)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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"This is Howard Cosell!" (Table of Contents: 25)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Brian Buniak (credited)
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Brian Buniak (credited)
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The Greatest (Table of Contents: 26)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Graham Manley (credited)
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Graham Manley (credited)
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Governor Moonbeam (Table of Contents: 27)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Colleen Doran (credited)
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Colleen Doran (credited)
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Chuck Barris (Table of Contents: 28)

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Script
Jonathan Vankin (credited)
Pencils
Rick Geary (credited)
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Rick Geary (credited)
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The Decade of Evel (Table of Contents: 29)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Cliff Chiang (credited)
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Cliff Chiang (credited)
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Burt Reynolds (Table of Contents: 30)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Jeff Parker (credited)
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Jeff Parker (credited)
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Fonziemania (Table of Contents: 31)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Gary Fields (credited)
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Gary Fields (credited)
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Jimmy Carter (Table of Contents: 32)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Gary Gilmore (Table of Contents: 33)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Sean Phillips (credited)
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Sean Phillips (credited)
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"And That's the Way It Was..." (Table of Contents: 34)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Three: "And that's the Way It Was..."

Women's Liberation (Table of Contents: 35)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Shary Flenniken (credited)
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Shary Flenniken (credited)
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The Fall of Nixon (Table of Contents: 36)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Terry LaBan (credited)
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Terry LaBan (credited)
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Patty Hearst: The Trials of Tania (Table of Contents: 37)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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The End of the Vietnam War (Table of Contents: 38)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Life Without Meat: The Meat Shortage (Table of Contents: 39)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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The Bicentennial (Table of Contents: 40)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Rodney Ramos (credited)
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Rodney Ramos (credited)
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Energy Crisis (Table of Contents: 41)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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The Moonies (Table of Contents: 42)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Renato Arlem (credited)
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Renato Arlem (credited)
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A Time of Terror (Table of Contents: 43)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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David Lloyd (credited)
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David Lloyd (credited)
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Girls, Guns and Gerry Ford (Table of Contents: 44)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Alex Wald (credited)
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Alex Wald (credited)
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The Skylab Is Falling (Table of Contents: 45)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Steve Vance (credited)
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Steve Vance (credited)
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Blackout (Table of Contents: 46)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Stephen Blue (credited)
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Stephen Blue (credited)
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Son of Sam (Table of Contents: 47)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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America Held Hostage (Table of Contents: 48)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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John Ridgway (credited)
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John Ridgway (credited)
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Entertainment Explosion (Table of Contents: 49)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: Entertainment Explosion.

Silver Screen '70s (Table of Contents: 50)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Sergio Aragon├ęs (credited)
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Sergio Aragon├ęs (credited)
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McDonaldland (Table of Contents: 51)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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The Brady Bunch (Table of Contents: 52)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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TV Catch Phrases (Table of Contents: 53)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Dan Burr (credited)
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Dan Burr (credited)
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The ABA (Table of Contents: 54)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Grey (credited)
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Grey (credited)
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Indexer Notes

The artist's name is misspelled "Gray" in the Table of Contents, but is spelled correctly in the Biographies sequence at the end of the book.

Baseball in the '70s (Table of Contents: 55)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Marie Severin (credited)
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Marie Severin (credited)
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Sesame Street (Table of Contents: 56)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Bill Alger (credited)
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Bill Alger (credited)
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"Jiggle" Shows (Table of Contents: 57)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Mike Perkins (credited as Michael Perkins)
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Mike Perkins (credited as Michael Perkins)
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"...It's Saturday Night" (Table of Contents: 58)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Randy DuBurke (credited)
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Randy DuBurke (credited)
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The Bay City Rollers (Table of Contents: 59)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Robert Snyder (credited as Robert F. Snyder)
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Robert Snyder (credited as Robert F. Snyder)
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Glam Rock (Table of Contents: 60)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Paul Pope (credited)
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Paul Pope (credited)
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Monsters of Rock (Table of Contents: 61)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Stadium Concerts (Table of Contents: 62)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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N. Steven Harris (credited)
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N. Steven Harris (credited)
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Punk Rock (Table of Contents: 63)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Punk Rules! (Table of Contents: 64)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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Afterword (Table of Contents: 65)

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Jonathan Vankin (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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Biographies (Table of Contents: 66)

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Indexer Notes

Short biographies on the writer and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 67)

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List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents: 68)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of the '70s
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Freaky Fads
  6. 5. '70s Sexplosion
  7. 6. Partying in the '70s
  8. 7. Style, '70s Style!
  9. 8. '70s Lingo
  10. 9. The Short, Happy Life of Disco
  11. 10. Studio 54
  12. 11. Kung Fu
  13. 12. Streaking
  14. 13. Pet Rocks!
  15. 14. The Smiley Face
  16. 15. Mood Rings
  17. 16. Space Food
  18. 17. Running Fixx
  19. 18. 10-4, Back Door
  20. 19. Bootleg LPs
  21. 20. Useless Crap
  22. 21. The Players
  23. 22. John Lennon
  24. 23. "Hanoi" Jane
  25. 24. Kissinger
  26. 25. "This is Howard Cosell!"
  27. 26. The Greatest
  28. 27. Governor Moonbeam
  29. 28. Chuck Barris
  30. 29. The Decade of Evel
  31. 30. Burt Reynolds
  32. 31. Fonziemania
  33. 32. Jimmy Carter
  34. 33. Gary Gilmore
  35. 34. "And That's the Way It Was..."
  36. 35. Women's Liberation
  37. 36. The Fall of Nixon
  38. 37. Patty Hearst: The Trials of Tania
  39. 38. The End of the Vietnam War
  40. 39. Life Without Meat: The Meat Shortage
  41. 40. The Bicentennial
  42. 41. Energy Crisis
  43. 42. The Moonies
  44. 43. A Time of Terror
  45. 44. Girls, Guns and Gerry Ford
  46. 45. The Skylab Is Falling
  47. 46. Blackout
  48. 47. Son of Sam
  49. 48. America Held Hostage
  50. 49. Entertainment Explosion
  51. 50. Silver Screen '70s
  52. 51. McDonaldland
  53. 52. The Brady Bunch
  54. 53. TV Catch Phrases
  55. 54. The ABA
  56. 55. Baseball in the '70s
  57. 56. Sesame Street
  58. 57. "Jiggle" Shows
  59. 58. "...It's Saturday Night"
  60. 59. The Bay City Rollers
  61. 60. Glam Rock
  62. 61. Monsters of Rock
  63. 62. Stadium Concerts
  64. 63. Punk Rock
  65. 64. Punk Rules!
  66. 65. Afterword
  67. 66. Biographies
  68. 67. Bibliography
  69. 68. Copyright Information
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