They either worked for the government or went to the Alaskan pipeline. Your ignorance is amazing. Jimmy Carter was president, interest rates were out of sight, unemployment was rampant and inflation was at record highs. Ever heard of the misery index?<quoted text>
Darn, that's strange. All the people I know had no problem getting work in the seventies. But they were honest, reliable and trained to DO something. You are so out of touch, I feel sorry for you.
Try reading a history book.