• CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN: AMERICA AT MIDCENTURY, 1952–1963

    The Eisenhower Presidency

             "Middle of the Road",  Modern Republicanism
    Subsidizing Prosperity

               FHA

              Federal Highway Act

             NDEA

    Suburban Life

              The Feminine Mystique

              Levittown
    Organized Labor and the AFL-CIO

    Lonely Crowds and Organization Men

    The Expansion of Higher Education

    Health and Medicine

                AMA, "wonder drugs" 
    YOUTH CULTURE

    The Youth Market

    “Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll!”

    Almost Grown

    Deviance and Delinquency

    MASS CULTURE AND ITS DISCONTENTS

    Television: Tube of Plenty

    Television and Politics

    Culture Critics

    THE COLD WAR CONTINUED

    The “New Look” in Foreign Affairs

    Covert Action

    Intervening Around the World

    Ike’s Warning: The Military-Industrial Complex

    JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE NEW FRONTIER

    The Election of 1960

    New Frontier Liberalism

    Kennedy and the Cold War

    The Cuban Revolution and the Bay of Pigs

    The Missile Crisis

    The Assassination