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Generations, Inc.: From Boomers to Linksters—Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work by Larry Johnson, Meagan Johnson

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CHAPTER  8

Old Dogs Have Lots to Offer: Signposts for the Traditional Generation

“There is no cause to worry. The high tide of prosperity will continue.”

—Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury, September 1929

Critical Events in the Lives of Traditionals

1927 Lindbergh flies the Atlantic

1929 Stock market crash

1929 Great Depression

1932 FDR elected 1933 Roosevelt launches the New Deal

1935 Dust Bowl

1935 Social Security Act passes

1937 Hindenburg explodes 1939 Hitler invades Poland

1941 Pearl Harbor attacked

1944 D-day

1945 FDR dies

1945 Atom bomb dropped on Japan—Word War II ends

1950 Korean War begins

1952 Eisenhower elected

1953 Korean War ends

1954 McCarthy hearings begin

1955 Jonas Salk announces release of first polio vaccine

Mary, ...

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