When the going was good!

The decade of the 1950’s gave us Ike and Nixon, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Bill Buckley and National Review, Joseph McCarthy and Joseph Welch, Elvis and Buddy Holly, the Sinatra corpus on Capitol Records, T.S. Eliot reading to an overflow crowd at Columbia’s McMillin Theater. It also gave us Jeffrey Hart’s history cum memoir When the Going Was Good! Over at Power Line Blog of the Foreseeable Future Armavirumque, it gives us Roger Kimball’s “Then and now, or 8 more reasons the 1950’s are unfairly maligned.”

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