The dark side of the american dream the true story of the first african american family to move into the iconic suburb levittown pa in the decade after world war ii one entrepreneurial family helped thousands of people buy into the american dream of owning a home. Levittown had a whites only policythis is the story that unfolded in levittown pa one unseasonably hot summer in 1957 on a quiet street called deepgreen lane there a white jewish communist family named wechsler secretly arranged for a black family the myers to buy the little pink house next door. As the us civil rights movement hotted up in 1957 a black family moving into levittown pennsylvania sparked a violent response that became an important part of the wider struggle in vivid and readable prose kushner relates that largely forgotten story kushner focuses on the levitt wechsler and myers families. Apa citation style guide kushner d 2009 levittown two families one tycoon and the fight for civil rights in americas legendary suburb first us edition. Levittown two families one tycoon and the fight for civil rights in americas legendary suburb hardcover by david kushner out of print in this format description the dark side of the american dream the true story of the first african american family to move into the iconic suburb levittown pa
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