unit biographical notes

  • The Cold War, Gaddis.

  • The Cold War, Martin Walker.

  • Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth C. America, Ted Morgan (atomic spies; Army-McCarthy Hearings, pp. 494-498) THE STORY OR ROSENBERG & THE PROXIMITY FUSE

  • Bananas:  How the United Fruit Company Shaped the World, Peter Chapman.  Ike and Why the Kremlin Hates Bananas.  119, 121, 126, 138, 148.

  • The Fifties:  A Women's Oral History, Brett Harvey.  Remarkable anecdotes from 1950s women.  Illustrates loss of status.

  • The Fog of War documentary--Cuban Missile Crisis section, 06:30...

  • Digital Public Library of America has some terrific primary sources related to suburbs, nuclear age, etc.
     

  • Atomic Cafe-1982 clip on Korea (00:22 to 00:36).

  • American Imperialists: Soviet Animation vs. the United States, DVD, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2006. "The Millionaire" 1963 (bulldog inherits millions, becomes Senator) & "Black & White" from 1933 (racism on sugar plantation).

  • American Century--Happy Days 3 of 3 (14:00) for Interstate Highway Act

  • First half hour of the film Quiz Show--Sputnik, autos, TV....