Coming of age on the leading edge of the Baby Boom, John Charles was caught in the vortex of the volatile 60’s and the specter of the sinister 70’s: a beloved president murdered, another lying the country into war, a third resigning in disgrace and a fourth pardoning the unpardonable. After observing a lifetime of conspiracy, paranoia and equivocation, he felt compelled to share the thoughts and behaviors, the hopes and fears of a generation conceived at the end of WWII, a time of inspiration and confidence.