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A history of our time : readings on postwar America

Author: William H Chafe; Harvard Sitkoff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of our time.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)623474167
Online version:
History of our time.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)629686840
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William H Chafe; Harvard Sitkoff
ISBN: 019508277X 9780195082777
OCLC Number: 31290508
Description: xii, 558 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The atomic bomb and the origins of the cold war --
New evidence on Truman's decision / Robert L. Messer --
More on atomic diplomacy / Gar Alperovitz --
Are we only paying lip service to peace? / Henry A. Wallace --
American firmness vs. Soviet aggression / Clark Clifford --
The Truman doctrine / Harry S. Truman --
NSC-68: A report to the National Security Council --
American cold war policies reexamined / Melvin P. Leffler --
The internal Communist menace / Joseph R. McCarthy --
Republican declaration of conscience / Margaret Chase Smith --
Scoundrel time / Lillian Hellman --
Nightmare in red / Richard Fried --
The ideology of the liberal consensus / Godfrey Hodgson --
The military-industrial complex / Dwight D. Eisenhower --
The new frontier in space / John F. Kennedy --
The great society / Lyndon B. Johnson --
Losing ground: discredited liberalism / Charles Murray --
The preconditions for racial change / Harvard Sitkoff --
So much history, so much future: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the second coming of America / Vincent Harding --
Letter from a Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Message to the grass roots / Malcolm X --
From protest to politics / Bayard Rustin --
Social change and American women, 1940-1970 / William H. Chafe --
Women's consciousness and the southern Black movement / Sara Evans --
Black women: shaping feminist theory / bell hooks --
Women against feminism / Rebecca Klatch --
Roe v. Wade / Justice Harry A. Blackmun --
The emergence of gay liberalism / Estelle Freedman and John D'Emilio --
Vietnam in historical perspective / John Garry Clifford --
Why we are in Vietnam / Lyndon B. Johnson --
Causes of the war / Leslie Gelb --
One morning in the war / Richard Hammer --
The Cambodian incursion / Richard M. Nixon --
Vietnam veterans against the war / John Kerry --
The Port Huron Statement / Students for a Democratic Society --
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows / Karin Ashley et al. --
Up against the ivy wall / Jerry Avorn et al. --
Rise and fall of a counterculture / Allen J. Matusow --
The forgotten American / Peter Schrag --
Watergate / Jonathan Schell --
America's crisis of confidence / Jimmy Carter --
"The second American Revolution" / Ronald Reagan --
Reagan's America: A capital offense / Kevin P. Phillips --
As the world turns / Robert B. Reich --
The urban underclass in advanced industrial society / William Julius Wilson --
The global environment crisis / Albert Gore, Jr. --
The State of the Union, 1994 / William Jefferson Clinton --
After the long war / Daniel Deudney and G. John Ikenberry --
Whatever happened to AIDS? / Jeffrey Schmalz.
Responsibility: edited by William H. Chafe, Harvard Sitkoff.
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