Today, in class we are going to watch Tom Hank's Forest Gum. While watching the video, consider how this movie encapsulate post WWII America and crosses the social fabric of several era's most importantly the early 50s 60s, 70s and finally the 80s, nearly four decades of American history.
After you watch the video, a comment in the comment section on this link explaining how the movie reflects themes from the  50s, such as post war dilemmas such as the cold war or Civil Rights.  During the 60s, how does the movie represents issue such as the Civil Rights movements (consider non-violent approaches and militant views) and more importantly the Vietnam War.  In the 70s, consider important event such as Presidential scandals, rise of conservatism, and issues such as detene