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JAMES LOWE - America 1950 vs. America 2012

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 The differences between today's families and those of the 1950's are more than just smaller cars.America emerged from World War II as the most wealthy and powerful nation on earth and a place where almost anyone could find a job.Today's America has a bad credit rating and an unemployment rate of close to 8%.What's changed?James can discuss this by answering the following questions:What are the key differences in the prosperous 1950's and today?What differences in families have caused the switch in American families?13 Million Americans held manufacturing jobs in the 1950's, now less than 12 Million do (even though the population has more than doubled), why is that?What would 1950's America think of redistribution?70% of adults were married in the 1950's and now less than 50%, what is the reason for the change?Meet James Lowe .Esteemed National Radio Host.Conducted thousands of interviews with people like Dean Koontz, Mary Higgins Clark, William Shatner and Eddie Money.Featured in the book, '"Radio Wants You:  An Intimate Portrait of 700 Radio Shows That Welcome Guests"

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