1963: The United States in pictures

Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)
Riders read their morning newspapers on New York’s subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city’s 114-day newspaper strike. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)

Live your life ever day — day to day — and it becomes easy to forget how much Life In These United States (as they used to say in Reader’s Digest) changes through the years and decades. This link to the Atlantic is a good visual reminder of how much the nation has changed in the past 50 years. It’s worth your time to spend a few minutes looking at the 50 photographs.

 

 

One thought on “1963: The United States in pictures

  • I remember 1963 very well. The photo of the men in hats reminds me of my father donning his every morning as he left for work. President Kennedy, choosing not to wear one, was to very shortly put an end to that fashion necessity.

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