Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty:
The First Four Decades of the Baby Boom

by Howard Smead

Scenes and sayings from the Baby Boomer Years

From Woodstock to woodstoves to the World Wide Web.
From "Say, kids, what time is it?" to "Up Against the Wall, motherfucker."
From "Non-negotiable Demands" to "Have a Nice Day."
From fallout shelters to Internet service providers.
From Hula-Hoops to cell phones.
From "Can't Buy Me Love" to IRAs and 401Ks.
From LSD to Lattes
From Days of Discord to Disco Nights.
From coddled babies to baby coddlers.'s all here.

"What a long, strange trip it's been"

the Grateful Dead


Read a few sample chapters


Chapter 2: 1946

Chapter 10: 1954

Chapter 19: 1963

Chapter 33: 1977

The Most Influential People in our Lives



Don't Trust Anyone Over Thirty is available from:

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