The Real GREATEST GENERATION

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    A few things Tom Brokaw didn't cover in his book.

    The Greatest Generation
    By Walter E. Williams
    November 21, 2007

    The "greatest generation" is a term sometimes used in reference to those Americans who were raised during the Great Depression, fought in World War II, worked in farms and factories and sacrificed for the war effort while maintaining the home front. Following the war, these Americans, many of whom were born between the turn of the century and 1930, went on to produce a level of wealth and prosperity heretofore unknown to mankind.

    for full article:
    http://www.townhall.com/columnists/WalterEWilliams/2007/11/21/the_greatest-generation (You'll need to scroll down to Walter E. Williams)
     

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