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1945-early 1970s

Postwar United States

In what ways did the postwar economic boom, the Cold War, and the Civil Rights Movement affect American philanthropy? 

How did Americans use philanthropy to address public issues during this time?

March of Dimes Collection Bank & Poster displayed for a street health fair organized by youth activists in New York City’s Chinatown, 1973

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?

Sesame Street was an innovative and radical children’s television program when it premiered in 1969. Discover its origin story.