The best Quotes about the 50s - Fifties

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In the Sacramento of the 1950s, it was as though White simply hadn't had time enough to figure Brown out. It was a busy white time. Brown was like the skinny or fat kids left over after the team captains chose sides. You take the rest - my cue to wander away to the sidelines, to wander away.

SacramentoRichard Rodriguez, Brown: The Last Discovery of America, 2003
 
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When I was a little girl in the 1950s, it would not have been possible for me to say, I want to be an anchorwoman when I grow up.

Jessica Savitch
 
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For Americans of the Greatest Generation that fought World War II and of the Silent Generation that came of age in the 1950s, the great moral and ideological cause was the Cold War. It gave purpose and clarity to our politics and foreign policy, and our lives.

Pat Buchanan
 
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In the 1950s in Columbia, South Carolina, it was considered OK for kids to play with weird things. We could go to the hardware store and buy 100 feet of dynamite fuse.

South CarolinaKary Mullis
 
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I'd experienced the '40s and '50s by looking at my grandparents' old clothes, books, and magazines.

Christian Lacroix
 
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