Read the original post from December, '06.
On The History Channel and sponsored by AARP:
Our Generation : Toys of a Generation
Airs on Friday March 02 12:00 PM
Airs on Friday March 02 06:00 PM
Airs on Sunday March 04 08:30 AM
Airs on Saturday March 10 08:00 AM
The Boomer Generation was the first generation to be actively marketed to as children. In the 1950's, canny advertisers used television to reach young boomers and entice them with a generation's worth of seemingly irresistible toys. Today, many of these toys are classics. Our resident historian Steve Gillon hosts.