Snapshot of America from the 1950s to the 1970s: Domestic and Foreign

Issue

1950s

1960s

1970s

Domestic

 

 

 

 

Economy

 

 

 

 

 

Big Business

 

 

 

 

 

Labor

 

 

 

 

 

Age

 

 

 

 

 

Gender

 

 

 

 

 

Race

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign

 

 

 

 

Latin America

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Middle East

 

 

 

 

 

Far East

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

President

1952-1956, 1956-1960 Dwight D. Eisenhower

1960-1963 John F. Kennedy

1963-1964, 1964-1968 L.B. Johnson

1968-1972, 1972-08/1974 R.M. Nixon; 08/1974-1976 Gerald Ford; 1976-1980 Jimmy Carter

If born in 1945

a Baby Boomer is 5 years of age in 1950

15 years of age in 1960

25 years of age in 1970


 

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