tv Challenge to America CSPAN June 20, 2015 3:56pm-4:01pm EDT
the possibility to live 1/3 better right now. a power mower, lawn furniture an outdoor grill. the car is two-tone, new with power steering, power brakes, and automatic transmission. this will be a two-car family before long. time is precious to today's housewife. the industry has developed instant rice, frozen juices, easy to serve jesus, and complete precooked frozen dinners. this is creative marketing. an american today and fewer hours produces three times what his grandfather did. most americans are moving into a new middle last. by 1965 the average family should have an income of $7,000 a year in today's dollars.
the leveling up of income is taking place in all regions of the country. there is more spendable money. in 1953, disposable income for houses after taxes was 5000 3100 -- 5310. savings have risen to a record he. $285 billion in 1985. a 20 fold increase since 1940. >> if we, as a people act wisely, our annual national output can rise from an annual amount of $360 billion to $550 billion. >> this is a challenge to america. >> like many of us, first
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