The Misconception about Baby Boomers and the Sixties | The New Yorker

Louis Menand writes about a cultural misperception about baby boomers and their role in the social and cultural events of the nineteen-sixties.

Source: The Misconception about Baby Boomers and the Sixties | The New Yorker

No point here – move along. Boomers accepted and made the ideas, music, culture and art created by those ten years ahead of them the 60’s. Without acceptance and consumption by the boomers, the 60’s would have been the 50s redux. History is not defined by historians. They only see what they think others should see.