Cults, Crime, and Culture: Growing Up in The 1970s

Ted Bundy and the Son of Sam. Connect Four and Hungry Hungry Hippos. Jonestown. An increase in reported kidnappings and violent murders. What was it like to be a kid in the 1970s? Kids and teens in the 1970s were more likely to smoke, drink, and experience violent crime than kids and teens today. In the fourth episode of Lexual Does The 70s, I attempt to answer this question! There was an increase in crime, new requirements for adequate childcare, new technology, and more. In case you already saw the six minute preview, now you can enjoy the full video!

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