Roaring Twenties


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Roaring Twenties

decade of exuberance (1920s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 309]
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New Delhi [India], August 23 ( ANI ): The roaring twenties witnessed the advent of an evocative movement: Art Deco.
This is sure to delight fans of Anna Godberson's Bright Young Things (HarperCollins, 2010) and Shakespeare's writings alike, leaving a taste for much more of the Roaring Twenties and much more from George.--Stephanie Wilkes.
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10th Ave.; free; Eugene Youth Ballet of Eugene Ballet Academy will perform pieces from the 1800s to Roaring Twenties to Big Band era to contemporary dance; 541-682-8316 or www.eugene-or.gov/library.
MR SELFRIDGE ITV, 9.00pm After the huge success of the Selfridge Trust, Harry whisks a large group of journalists abroad to Biarritz for a typically decadent roaring twenties affair, which soon manages to get a little out of hand.
But fear not - we're still in the Roaring Twenties and it's not going to be a season of gloom and doom.
Jobb relates a detailed account of Leo Koretz, hardly a well-known name now but an extraordinary con man who operated in the flagrantly corrupt and anything goes environment of Chicago during the early days of the Roaring Twenties. As the author depicts him, Koretz was a smooth-talking lawyer who managed to convince hundreds of people to invest millions in oil wells and timber in Panama.
Thus, with the attention narrowed to 1920, the start of the Roaring Twenties, readers learn about a crucial period and how it evolved.