Tagged With: automobiles

Exhausted? The Strange Sage of Chrysler’s Turbine Cars….

Automotive history has always been a fascinating part of American history to me. Maybe it’s because my dad was a mechanic and I’ve always been around automobiles most of my life, but whatever the cause, I’ve just finished reading a great book: Chrysler’s Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit’s Coolest Creation.   It’s … Continue reading »

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Fizrin, Hot Rods, and Erma Bombeck?

As we forge ahead on our profile of the years 1958 and 1959, it’s too easy to concentrate on the “big” issues such as space and politics.  However, like most Americans, our predecessors in the Fifties were busy living life, having kids and worrying about their jobs. In today’s post, the consumer lives as we … Continue reading »

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