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The Nifty Fifties

Onjane’ Johnson and Aysha Burgos


Brief history
Brief History

The 1950s is agreed among

most to be the

“Golden Age”

of America. The

U.S. emerged

from WWII with a brand new

attitude.


The economy was up and the middle class had more money to spend than ever. Most Americans lived in the suburbs at this time due to the surplus of wealth.


News broadcasting
News Broadcasting spend than ever. Most Americans lived in the suburbs at this time due to the surplus of wealth.

Many people began to get news from their television. The experience was made easy

and enjoyable for consumers

to digest.There was no hard

concentration or very much

reading necessary if any at

all.


TV became a favorite of America and soon there was one in every average home.

The television was able to persuade mass audiences more than any device before it.


Television delivered messages in a brighter and more entertaining way, happily accepted by its audience. In a 1959 poll it was shown that in just 11 years television rose above radio and magazines as a popular source of news, and was also believed to be as trustworthy as newspapers.


Government and politics
Government and Politics entertaining way, happily accepted by its audience. In a 1959 poll it was shown that in just 11 years television rose above radio and magazines as a popular source of news, and was also believed to be as trustworthy as newspapers.

Dwight Eisenhower was the beloved two term president of the fifties.

He had brought the nation

through the hard times

of Communism and

WWII.


A major fear in the 1950s was of Communism. To Americans it was the root of all evil; the government helped to carry on this belief with outlandish propaganda. The main method of steering Americans away from Communism was to show them the horrors of Communism and what it would do to their beautiful, peaceful country.


Works cited
Works Cited was the root of all evil; the government helped to carry on this belief with outlandish propaganda. The main method of steering Americans away from Communism was to show them the horrors of Communism and what it would do to their beautiful, peaceful country.

Information:

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/1950spol.html

http://jfredmacdonald.com/trm/11tvjournalism.htm

http://sfpublicpress.org/news/2011-05/a-1950s-60s-golden-age-for-newspapers

http://history.journalism.ku.edu/1950/1950.shtml


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