Synopsis by Sarah Ing
The Ford Thunderbird has seduced everyone from surfers to American presidents. John F. Kennedy was a fan, insisting on a fleet of them for his inauguration parade. The Visual History of Cars: Thunderbird explores the continued fascination surrounding this sporty vehicle. The Thunderbird reached a peak of popularity in the 1950s and '60s. With its sculpted body and racy interior, the model caught the eye of an entire generation. Now its history is forever linked with rock & roll and drive-ins.