The Real Greatest Generation
The generation Tom Brokaw praised won an extraordinary peace against true evil. But boomers did more than give us tie-dye and ABBA. They changed society monumentally.
Tom Brokaw named those who came of age during World War II the "Greatest Generation," but for my money the "greatest" sobriquet belongs to the sex-crazed, drug-addled, rock-'n'-roll-addicted revolutionaries who followed them. I know, this sounds inane. The World War II generation was raised in the economic caldron of the Great Depression; the boomers were the well-fed children of the ... (Full article: 758 words)
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