The Press: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST

IN those days, Americans had home towns. A boy was born in his father's house in Charlottesville, Va., or Ambler, Pa., or Scott City, Kans.; and that's where he grew up. He wore short pants until he was twelve, then went downtown on the streetcar with his mother to get his first pair of knickers. Automobiles were still symbols of success; a dad with an Apperson 8 or a Pierce-Arrow or a Hupmobile was forgiven if he showed off a bit by taking the family for a Sunday drive. Radios were primitive; sales of...

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