1940’s Entertainment and the Lux Radio Theater

The early to mid-decade period of the 1940s were marked mainly by, of course, World War II. The involvement of nations in the war was reflected in the radio programs of the day. People could get all the news bulletins, interesting updates, and general information related to the war with the help of these programs. As war related news grew …

Post WWII optimism and the rise of the late 1940’s American suburb

The post World War II era marked a sharp change in the United States compared to the years preceding the war, years that were dominated by the Great Depression. Changes that America underwent during the war years ushered in a new, modern era of which we still feel the effects of today. The effects of the war were very different …

The 1948 Presidential Election and Political Americana

President Franklin D. Roosevelt passed away early in 1945, less than three months into his fourth presidential term. Shortly after his death, Harry Truman was sworn in as President of the United States. When Truman was first given the honor and daunting task of completing Roosevelt’s term, the war in Europe was clearly coming to an end, but the war …