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Congress and the Cold War

by Robert David Johnson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Cold War.,
    • Legislative oversight -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRobert David Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE840 .J635 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3396024M
      ISBN 100521821339, 0521528852
      ISBN 109780521821339, 9780521528856
      LC Control Number2005008108

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commitment in Vietnam, paving the way for the passage of the War Powers Act in /5(6). On June 28 and 29, the Library of Congress and the Department of Defense co-sponsored the conference "Cold War Archives in the Decade of Openness," the culmination of a four-year project, known as the "Open House Project," that brought microfilm of formerly classified records from the military archives of Hungary, Poland and Romania to the Library of Congress.

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Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more. “This was the blissful break when the world seemed a safer place, between the end of the Cold War and about ten minutes later.” ― Mick Herron, Slow Horses.

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For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world’s most feted writers, philosophers, and scientists as part of a. Dec 23,  · The international Congress for Cultural Freedom, a gathering of anticommunist intellectuals, received its covert financial backing.

There was no escaping the cold war. This is. Samuel Wells talked about the Korean War’s impact on U.S. and Soviet Union defense festivous-ilonse.com Wells is a Cold War Fellow at The Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., which hosted this event.

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In festivous-ilonse.com, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.In many ways, the Cold War began even before the guns fell silent in Germany and in the Pacific in Suspicion and mistrust had defined U.S.-Soviet relations for decades and resurfaced as soon as the alliance against Adolf Hitler was no longer necessary.

Competing ideologies and visions of the.why the Cold War spread from Europe to Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America and how groups, classes, and elites used the Cold War to further their own interests.

This second edition brings the collection right up to date, including the newest research from the Communist side of the Cold War and the most recent debates on.