Teenage Thunder - A Front Row Look at the 1950s Teenpics (Paperback)

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"Man, I believe the older generation doesn't want the younger generation have any fun," complained one Arizona high school student in the midst of what has often been called "The Fabulous Fifties." For the first time in history, thanks to a booming post-war economy and an emerging middle class, teenagers had money to spend. They developed their own culture, language and fashion and by 1957 it was their music coming out of the radios and the jukeboxes, and their movies that were out-grossing the big block-busters. This exercise of new power was seen by the old guard as a threat to the social fabric of America. They declared war on everything the kids liked, claiming that everything they liked was turning them into juvenile delinquents.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781629335308
ISBN-10: 1629335304
Publisher: BearManor Media
Publication Date: January 18th, 2020
Pages: 260
Language: English