The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)

The 1960s were a time of enormous change; societal conventions were overturned amidst a push for greater equality, driven by an energetic youth movement and progressive activists and political leaders. But as the 60’s gave way to the 70s, the idealism petered out; the War in Vietnam raged on, Watergate destroyed the public’s faith in their public institutions, and the oil shock ended the long running post WWII economic boom. Continue reading The Decline of Western Civilization (1981)