Synopsis by Forrest Spencer
The 1950s were a time of boom in America as the country enjoyed a period of economic prosperity and expansion, and it was the Golden Age of Television, a new medium of entertainment that was displaying the talents the finest entertainers of the time. This video profiles the televisions shows of one particular year, as though your were channel surfing from one channel to another, which was limited to NBC CBS, ABC and DuMont. The video contains clips from classic television shows as The Honeymooners, The Cisco Kid, The Army-McCarthy Hearings and interviews with the Eisenhowers and Ronald Reagan.
entertainer, flashback, news, politician, television