” Writer Joan Didion, who attended Berkeley in the early150s, recalled that “we were the last generation to identify with adults.” (Pg. 190)
In the 1950’s, adolescents and young adults began to distant themselves from adulthood, and identifying themselves as teenagers. Companies designed clothes and music specially for them. For example , rock and roll musician Chuck Berry in his 30s, was popular among teens because his music targeted specifically adolescents by rejecting the adult world.