Blessed by a booming economy, the United States experienced the benefits of technology in the 1950s, with television and the automobile transforming the way people lived, and the space race offering new challenges. At the same time, the nation faced domestic divisions and international crises that would have far-reaching historical and political consequences. The 1950s evoke images of prosperity, suburbia, a smiling President Eisenhower, cars with elaborate tail fins, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and the "golden age" of ...

America in the Fifties 2006, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815631286

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America in the Fifties 2006, Syracuse University Press

ISBN-13: 9780815631033

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