It seems it was only a few years ago that America didn't have a doubt in the world. We walked buoyantly; we were on top of the world; we were the biggest, most powerful nation the world had ever known; we seemed to know exactly where we were going, and why. We wanted to show other nations how to do it as well. "Cornucopia America" -the wonderful, abundant, beautiful America after World War II, where everyone was promised a jeep and a helicopter in his front yard. We were riding high then; we were the greatest. But then, not too many years later, Our cities were filled with crime, our campuses were scenes of violent confrontation, our President was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were killed, racial conflict worsened. Vietnam involvement deepened, Watergate hit the headlines, inflation and the energy crisis came along, and now -where are we?
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