American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
In 1947, a massive explosion ripped through the thriving port of Texas City, Texas, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands. Veteran journalist and presidential biographer Bill Minutaglio writes about this nearly forgotten disaster and the landmark legal battles against the U.S. government that followed.
- Bill Minutaglio professor of journalism at the University of Texas, Austin, co-author with Steven L. Davis of, "Dallas 1963" (October 2013)
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