06 February 2008

"...What’s good for the country is good for General Motors..."

That quote, now a classic, has come to symbolize American manufacturing and mindset in the Fifties and Sixties. GM (General Motors) was a behemoth, fresh from the expansion of defense contract work during the war. A unique time, Americans were consuming and looking to the future, to try to get what had been denied in the prewar and war years. In comparison to today's gloomy, gotta-be-real, mindset, this is a pretty cool film.

With this in mind, let's take a look...

(Link from Youtube)

Higher resolution versions as well as differing formats are available at archive.org.

Have a great day!

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