Steel: Reviewers' Comments
Bethlehem Steel: The Last Quarter Century is a permanent record
produced by two insiders who saw Bethlehem at its peak and lived through
its demise. It is an enlightening read for everyone concerned about the
fate of big industry in America and a must addition to every library.
History is treated so fleetingly these days. Television documentaries
are nice but soon forgotten. Bette Kovachs insightful perspective
and the spectacular photographs of Peter Treiber constitute a work that
will not be forgotten"
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Crisis in Bethlehem: Big
Steels Battle to Survive, was editor of The Bethlehem Globe-Times
for 28 years.
Kovach have teamed up to create a visually stunning portrait
the final decades of an iconic company that literally built our nation.
Gravatt, Vice President, Communications, American Iron and Steel Institute
(AISI) Full Text
this book does perhaps most successfully is retain the history and heritage
of Bethlehem Steel, creating an image not of rusting, hulking, idle operations,
but of a company, and an industry, that was pulsing with excitement, built
on the backs of hard workers who gave their all, only to find little left
for them at the end of 99 years. Full Text
| Scott Robertson,
Chief Correspondent, Steel, American Metal Market
most stunning visual history Ive ever seen. Peter Treiber captures
the beauty and power of the steelmaking process and portrays it as fine
art. Art that describes one of mans most ennobling efforts, the
creation of basic materials for the betterment of human life.