American Dreams: Step on the Gas

Never was the American Dream more potent or more seductive than in Mid-Century America.

The USA stood unified and confident at the apex of global power and consumer abundance, racing boldly and confidently into the future.

Moving forward at ever-increasing speed was what Americans expected from their country, their cars, their consumer goods and their economy.

Today this buoyant optimism has run out of gas.




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