THE U.S. MOOD: EVER OPTIMISTIC Emerging from the Great Depression, Americans believed that the best was yet to come. They were right -- and they believe it still

Kraar, Louis; Kirsch, Sandra L.
March 1990
Fortune;3/26/1990, Vol. 121 Issue 7, p19
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