Lead: In the years following World War I, a cultural war marked the end of rural domination and the expansion of urban secular America. The enemy: Industry, Immigrants, and Intellectuals.
Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.
Content: World War I was a great nationalizing cause. Young men from small towns and farms were drawn from their roots and deposited either in foreign trenches or huge wartime factories. The world was being made safe for democracy and Americans were leading the way.