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Post-war Hopes, Cold War Fears.(A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers.)

Describes life in America after World War II, a time of rash optimism and neuroses. While the dollar was strong and everyday life improved, the 1950's also saw the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the loss of China to Communism, the Korean War and the Red Scare. 58 min.