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Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time
Almost 100 years ago, lawmakers across America fir

Our Price: $23.00
By Michael Downing (au)
Year: 2005
Pages: 202
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1593760531

Product Code: 1422392333

Almost 100 years ago, lawmakers across America first debated, ridiculed, and then embraced the possibility of saving an hour of daylight. This is a portrait of public policy in the 20th century, a perennially boiling stew of unsubstantiated science, profiteering masked as piety, and mysteriously shifting time-zone boundaries. Downing sifts through a century of Congressional hearings, contemporary newspaper reporting, town meetings, and the annual tidal wave of letters to editors and weblog diatribes -- and he lets Daylight’s vociferous opponents and voracious proponents speak for themselves, a dizzyingly hilarious debate that seems destined to continue for as long as we ask one another, “What time is it?”

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