The People: Of man & the Moon

The people of the U.S. went about their normal summer pursuits—the kind that make no headlines—with more affluence and enthusiasm than ever be fore. The World's Fair clocked its 18 millionth visitor, and baseball's National League registered nearly three-quarters of a million more customers than in 1963. In California twice as many U.S. families were traveling to the Orient as two years ago. Riding a wave of unprecedented prosperity, Americans were buying more of everything—sailboats and sports cars, wigs and swimming pools (see U.S. BUSINESS).

Amid all this prosperity in the summer...

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