Aspects of Prosperity


  • Leo Huberman
  • Paul M. Sweezy



Media, Political Economy


LBJ, in the President's Message, January 17, 1968: "Americans are prosperous as men have never been in recorded history. Yet, there is in the land a certain restlessness, a questioning…" The New York Times Magazine, January 7, 1968: "Along with its dinner parties and lawn parties, the Palm Beach pet set recently attended a fashionable wedding of its own when two well-connected toy poodles were joined in matrimony at the Poodle Boutique. Miss Petite Brabham, the bride, wore a dual-length ivory satin gown, trimmed with Alencon lace, and a long veil of French illusion hanging from a crown of seed pearls. Her nails were tinted turquoise for the occasion. The groom was Muggins Carvey, son of Signature's Silver Pride and Suzette Al'Kahira. He was conservatively attired in a white top hat and black bow tie.

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