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Decade in America which saw:

  • America's emergence as a global power
  • the Korean War
  • the CIA's first real coup enacted in Iran
  • the babyboom
  • suburban sprawl
  • the interstate was paved
  • the rise of the fast food giants
  • birth of the civil rights movement
  • the consolidating of the military industrial complex
  • first advisors to Vietnam
  • burgeoning automobile industry
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • a faith in America maybe not seen since
  • the red scare