Barbiturates: Case Study

Archivos Babilonia. 1969. United States of America. vo English. 2’


After WWII, Americans teenagers discovered leisure . They no longer had to work to support their families, and they had almost nothing to do. It seems like a cliche now, but bored teenagers were a completely new phenomenon, young minds eager to explore the limits of perception and pleasurable experience. A wave of corporate and government educational videos, responded to the situation by presenting a world of fears and hidden dangers. They were designing the personalities of the future, standardized citizens, with a new set of behaviors and new fears and taboos.