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New History Chronicles the U. S. in the 1950s.

Critic Maureen Corrigan reviews "Homeward Bound," historian Elaine Tyler May's look at family life in the 1950s.


Other segments from the episode on May 25, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 25, 1990: Interview with Robert Reich; Review of Art Hodes' album "Pagin' Mr. Jelly"; Interview with Tony Williams; Review of Elaine Tyler May's book "Homeward Bound."


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