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Cleveland: Confused City on a Seesaw

CONTENTS

 

Illustrations

ix

 

Foreword

xi

 

Acknowledgments

xv

1

Laugh-In

3

2

The Blahs Turn to Euphoria: 1920-1925

17

3

Wars of the Roses: 1926-1931

33

4

Tom L's Heirs

52

5

The Terrible Thirties: 1930-1935

72

6

The Yo-Yo Swings Upward: 1935-1940

94

7

Things Look Better: 1941-1952

120

8

The Undercover Newsprint-Radio Deal

142

9

Erieview, the Big Mistake: 1953-1962

174

10

Three-Base Errors

189

11

Mr. Cleveland

200

12

The Long Strike: 1962-1963

216

13

Downhill All the Way: 1963-1973

227

14

Dream Turns into Disaster: 1967-1971

238

15

Up from the Depths, Down Again, Then Up: 1971-1975

255

16

The Miracle

280

 

Index

301

 


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