Kids today have no respect, through the ages

I was obsessing about girl solo singers of the 1960s yesterday and started thinking about this after thinking about “Downtown“:

That’s Lulu singing “To Sir, With Love.” The movie was pretty good, too.

Sort of a reversal of the white teacher straightening out the minority kids in the inner city, but consider this. This actually is what all those movies were copying.

But wild kids didn’t originate in the 1960s. Sidney Poitier had his own high school delinquent experience here:

But this is a white teacher straightening out predominantly white kids in the inner city.

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