From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry Spencer)
Subject: Re: 2001: About that Cloudy Crystal Ball
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 06:44:37 GMT
In article <3A60BE2E.email@example.com>,
Scott Lowther <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Clearly not, Lenny. However, the point should be blazingly obvious that
>the 1950's were a whole different era. Things were very different in our
Or at least, they were perceived that way... It's important to realize
that there's a considerable difference between the way the 50s really were
and the idealized way they were (and are) viewed.
>...Women knew there place, and it was in the kitchen.
Actually, in the 1950s, about 1/3 of all US women were in the labor force.
(A graph of percentage of US women working during the 20th century rises
steadily, with no sudden upward moves except for a *temporary* rise during
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