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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
Date of Interview
Dayton's Bluff, Saint Paul, 1949
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rick Krueger is a Caucasian male born on February 13, 1949. He grew up with an older sister and younger brother. Krueger's father worked in school administration in Saint Paul. His mother was a homemaker. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Krueger talks about his home life; his father worked while going to school for a school administration degree. He talks about long summer days roaming around the neighborhood. Krueger talks about the stability of neighborhoods at the time and how that fostered a sense of communal values. Krueger talks about the various sports he played. He talks about more inclusive changes around women in sports and other activities. He talks about sweeping technological changes that happened in his life. Krueger describes the questioning era, events such as the Kennedy assassination, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam war, leading to a deeper examination of society. Lastly, Krueger looks back on society changes around diversity, LGBT, disabilities, and pregnancy; looking at the harsh realities of his time and progress made.
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