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Steve Bergsman

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'Spaghetti And Jam,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

(An excerpt from Growing Up Levittown by Steve Bergsman) A multitude of uniform, unidentifiable houses, lined up inflexibly, at uniform distances o...

Saki Knafo

Return To Levittown

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.13.2011 | Fifty

Last Wednesday, as thousands of protesters gathered in financial districts around the country shouting slogans like "Get money out of politics" and "T...

'The Kiss': An Excerpt From Growing Up Levittown

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

The following is an excerpt from Steve Bergsman's memoir Growing Up Levittown: In my first two years at the University of Florida, I never fell in ...

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'The Hop,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

My only non-academic objective when I entered seventh grade was to overcome my shyness. I had emerged from elementary school bursting with a need to s...

Steve Bergsman's Growing Up Levittown: 'The Brawl,' An Excerpt

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

In 1967, there were four high schools in Levittown, each catering to a specific geographic area of the township. Since we were all rivals to each othe...

Saki Knafo

Levittown: The Baby Boomer Story As Told By The Children Of America's First Suburb

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

In 1946, a developer named William Levitt began buying up land from potato farmers in the Long Island town of Hempstead, N.Y., and within a few years ...