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The Day Before Yesterday

Michael Elliott talked about his recent book, “The Day Before Yesterday: Reconsidering America’s Past, Rediscovering the Present,”… read more

Michael Elliott talked about his recent book, “The Day Before Yesterday: Reconsidering America’s Past, Rediscovering the Present,” published by Simon and Schuster. It focused on why many Americans believed that the 1940s and 1950s were a unique golden age in U.S. history and how this made their expectations too high for the present. That then leads to a general cultural mood of misery. He also stressed that the economy was performing better than many people believed. close

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The Day Before Yesterday

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Program ID:
74001-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 1996 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 23, 1996 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 22, 1996 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 22, 1996 | 10:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 1996 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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