Lost in the Fifties – Another Time, Another Place


Published on Feb 18, 2014 by A Diamond Films

Take a trip in time back to the Fifties and relive the culture, the icons and everyday life that made it a very special time. Also a brief look at the racism and McCarthyism that marked the era..

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12 thoughts on “Lost in the Fifties – Another Time, Another Place

  1. Golly gee, Paul, I haven’t thought about a lot of those things for more than half a century. Thanks for the memories. :’)

  2. what may have not been so much mentioned…was Nam…was on the table, politically even then…Eisenhower advised to get out….did not happen….and so the 50’s were tainted via a lack of political will, understanding and threw myself and countless others into the war in Vietnam.(1960’s).a mad fighting war…2+ M Vietnamese are reported killed via the US being there…NEARLY 60th us soldiers..died directly……and hunrds…of thousands indirectly….
    Myself, was not wounded…except of heart……..it and the Korean War are mostly forgotten………………How Convenient……well!!!Not Really…cause to disavow is to rerun again….. on US Soil…………I wonder!!?
    US Army, draftee,,,in country 1969 US56639487 Vietnam Combat Veteran

  3. Thanks for posting that video, Paul. I often forget how nice things were in the 1950s. My children and grandchildren will never know how simple and uncomplicated times were when I was a kid.

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