chapter  10
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Liking Ike and Loving Lucy

A change was in the air in 1952, as the American public seemed likely to vote for an end to the Roosevelt and Truman administrations that had led the country for twenty years, through the Great Depression, World War II, and the postwar period. This change would be televised coast to coast, in a society where over half the population now had TV sets in their homes.