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May, Ernest R.
Anxiety and affluence: 1945-1965.
New York, McGraw-Hill 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ernest R May
|Description:||xii, 404 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The dawn of the atomic age --
United States strategic bombing survey, "The effects of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki" --
pt. 1. A different kind of normalcy : The Taft-Hartley Act ; The Fair Deal: Harry S. Truman, State of the Union Address, 1949 ; Eisenhower on modern republicanism ; The new frontier: John F. Kennedy, State of the Union Address, 1961 ; Toward a new Congress: "Baker v. Carr" --
pt. 2. The onset of a cold war : "The Iron Curtain": Winston S. Churchill, address at Fulton, Missouri, March 12, 1946 ; A voice of protest: Henry A. Wallace, address at Madison Square Garden, September 12, 1946 ; The Baruch Plan: Bernard M. Baruch, address to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, June 14, 1946 ; The Truman Doctrine: Harry S. Truman, special message to Congress, March 12, 1947 ; The Marshall Plan: George C. Marshall, address at Harvard University, June 5, 1947 --
pt. 3. Between peace and war : The Berlin blockade: from Lucius D. Clay, "Decision in Germany" ; The Vandenberg Resolution: S.R. 239, June 11, 1948 ; The North Atlantic Treaty, April 4, 1949 --
pt. 4. Catastrophe in Asia : The quest for peace in China: President Truman's instructions to General Marshall, December 15, 1945 ; The fall of China: excerpts from the State Department white paper, 1949 ; Afterthoughts: Declaration by eight Republican Senators, 1951 --
pt. 5. Conflict in Korea : Outbreak of violence: from Harry S. Truman, "Memoirs" ; United for peace: resolution by the United Nations General Assembly, November 17, 1950 ; A peculiar kind of war: from "Bill Mauldin in Korea" ; Removal of a general. pt. 6. Policies for the long pull : Containment: The doctrine: George F. Kennan, "The sources of Soviet conduct" ; The line in Asia: the Southeast Asia Treaty, September 8, 1954 ; The line in the Middle East, the Eisenhower Doctrine --
Deterrence: The decision to build a hydrogen bomb: from United States Atomic Energy Commission, "In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer" ; Massive retaliation: John Foster Dulles, Address to the Council on Foreign Relations, January 12, 1954 ; Balanced forces: testimony by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara --
Aid to developing nations: Truman on Point Four ; An appeal to public opinion by President Eisenhower, May 21, 1957 ; The Alliance for Progress --
pt. 7. Traces of a mild thaw : The spirit of Camp David ; The Berlin crisis of 1961: John F. Kennedy, Address to the Nation, July 25, 1961 ; Kennedy on the Cuban Millile Crisis of 1962 ; The Test-Ban Agreement --
pt. 8. The great Red scare : Onset: The Hiss case: testimony by Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, August 5, 7, 16, 17, 1948 ; The rise of Joe McCarthy ; Herblock on the Red scare --
Ebb: The fall of McCarthy ; The Supreme Court to the breach: "Watkins v. the United States" --
pt. 9. Restless opulence : The great boom: "The Economic Report of the President, 1952 ... 1957 ... 1962" ; The problem of automation: Walter P. Reuther ; The problem of poverty: from Michael Harrington, "The Other America" --
New directions: Questions of values ; The Civil Rights Revolution ; The Vision of the Great Society: Lyndon B. Johnson, State of the Union Address, 1965.
|Series Title:||Documentary history of American life, v. 8.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Ernest R. May.|