for greatness, a generation of Americans that would take its place in American history with the generations that had converted the North American wilderness into the United States and infused the new nation with self-determination. We're all in the same boat now.". The Lone Ranger series was heard on radio. In the fall of 1938, Dwight David Eisenhower, a career soldier who had grown up on a small farm outside of Abilene, Kansas, was a forty-eight-year-old colonel in the.S. Whatever else was happening in our family or neighborhood, there was something greater connecting all of us, in large ways and small. America was entertained by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Woody Guthrie, the music of Hoagy Carmichael, the big-screen film magic of Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Errol Flynn, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Bette Davis, Henry Fonda. Lowell Thomas began a nightly national radio newscast on NBC and CBS. It is a generation that, by and large, made no demands of homage from those who followed and prospered economically, politically, and culturally because of its sacrifices. German troops controlled Paris.
Single young women poured into Washington to fill the exploding needs for clerical help as the political capital mobilized for war. Overseas, three men were plotting to change the world: Adolf Hitler in Germany, Joseph Stalin in Russia, and Mao Zedong in China. Adolf Hitler began his long march to infamy.
The Great Gatsby ; the Scopes trial was under way in Tennessee, with Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan in a passionate and theatrical debate on evolution versus the Scriptures. Population had topped 106 million people, and the landscape was changing rapidly from agrarian to urban, even though one in three Americans still lived on a farm. He would now have the manpower, the resources, and the political will of the United States actively engaged in this fight for survival. We shall fight on the seas and oceans. They took one milk cow, their pride, and their determination to just keep going somehow. These young men and women were eager for the assignment. Once again the American people understood the magnitude of the challenge, the importance of an unparalleled national commitment, and, most of all, the certainty that only one resolution was acceptable. In "The Greatest Generation Tom Brokaw argues that the. We're all in the same boat now." Churchill couldn't have been happier. It would be designated the P-51 Mustang. Looking back, I can recall that the grown-ups all seemed to have a sense of purpose that was evident even to someone as young as four, five, or six. Philip Randolph organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the beginning of a long struggle to force America to face its shameful policies and practices on race.
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