Midwest Tales

blueFrom out of the Midwest are two tales of America’s changing fortunes. “Sons of Witchita” by Daniel Shulman profiles the brothers Koch, the energy magnates who have become pivotal figures in the debate over campaign finance laws. Charles and David Koch have spent decades trying to mainstream their libertarian views, sometimes to the discontent of brothers William and Fred. This story “illuminates two of the most influential figures on the American landscape while telling a cautionary tale about money and the bonds of brotherhood.’ “Nothing but Blue Skies” follows the changing fortunes of the Great Lakes region, once the heart of American manufacturing. Author Edward McClelland charts the rise and fall of towns and an industries. Along the way, he offers tales of hope as well as woe. A reservoir of information about American manufacturing, labor, and social movements,

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