November 20, 2023
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Living the Good Life- 1950s America: 1958-1959
Monday, November 20, 2023
The war to end all wars was over. Many Americans were moving to the suburbs. Music and entertainment were available in living rooms. For many it was a time of discrimination and hardship. Witch hunts sought out communists. Music took on rock 'n' roll. It was a time of dramatic change socially and politically.
1958-1959: This ends a look at an amazing decade. Americans learned about credit cards and watched Donna Reed and Garry Moore on TV. Alaska and Hawaii were added to the Union and the space race began. American families ate at IHOP, Pizza Hut and Little Caesar's. What other events closed out this decade? 28576