In Search of the American Dream

Links to blog posts:

The changing political environment, 1917-1980 America

  1. McCarthyism and the Red Scare
  2. The Vietnam War

Society and culture in change, 1917-1980 America

  1. Flapper girls in 1920s America
  2. The impact of the Second World War on women
  3. First Lady of the World – Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. The Feminine Mystique – Betty Friedan and NOW
  5. The Rise of Hollywood in 1920s and 1930s America
  6. Charm School – I Love Lucy
  7. The social impact of popular music and the radio, 1917-45
  8. The social impact of television from the 1950s
  9. The influence of broadcast news, 1920-80