THE FUTURE: $750 Billion Economy

What will the U.S. find just over the next economic hill? Last week, in the fourth of a series of FORTUNE articles on the course of the economy, the U.S. public got an idea of the prosperity it can expect in the decade ahead. "From 1965 on," said FORTUNE, "the U.S. should enter a new age of abundance that will make even the great days of the 1950s look a little austere."

The prospective increase in U.S. production in the 1960s is almost as much as the combined current production of Europe's two fastest-growing industrial powers, the Soviet Union and West...

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