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  • The developers of Park Forest — home to Fortune magazine editor William H. Whyte's "organization man" — also sought to populate the town with white veterans and their families, promising them an escape from the noise, dirt, and crime of the city. 82 "[H] arbinger [s]," in William Whyte's words, "for the way [America] is going to be," these family-centered housing developments also satisfied the former servicemen's desire for domestic comfort and security. 83

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