November 12, 2014
We Pre-WWII babies, the Abbreviated Generation, came into middle age just in time for the beginning of the great American austerity program, which really began with the re-election of Richard Nixon. Now, we are all facing perhaps even a worse fate. But, let us begin at the great turning point.
Would McGovern have been elected and successfully ended the Vietnam War, things may have improved for Americans from this point:
In 1969 I ordered a custom-built new Ford for about $2,500 ordered from and delivered to my dealer..
Model: 1969 Ford Custom 4-door sedan (the most basic model -- not in showrooms)
From: Former Ford Manufacturing Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota
Engine: 290 cc V-8