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How the myths of 1950s family life are shaping politics today

caption: Found photo of an Indiana family.
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Found photo of an Indiana family.
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Jeannie Yandel talks with author Stephanie Coontz about her updated and revised book, "The Way We Never Were: American Families And The Nostalgia Trap." Coontz teaches history and family studies at Evergreen State College in Olympia.

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