Inventions of the 1950s



The 1950s was a decade of change. Post-war prosperity, new automobiles, and television sets were displacing radios as the primary source of news and entertainment. As millions of Americans tuned in to this new form of entertainment, the advertisements for all of the new things were almost as much fun as the TV program!

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