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Inside the cold war : an oral history

Author: John Sharnik
Publisher: New York : Arbor House, ©1987.
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Genre/Form: Oral history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sharnik, John.
Inside the cold war.
New York : Arbor House, ©1987
(OCoLC)571958081
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sharnik
ISBN: 0877958661 9780877958666
OCLC Number: 15222901
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 360 pages, [46] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Drawing the line : Truman and Stalin, 1945-52 --
Heritage of victory --
About-face --
Reengagement --
Extending the commitment --
Setbacks --
Cold War at home --
Shooting war --
pt. II. The shadow of the bomb : Eisenhower and Khrushchev, 1953-60 --
Reviewing the odds --
Portents --
World in crisis --
A leap into space --
Looking for a way out --
pt. III. The age of Aquarius : Cuba to Saigon, 1961-75 --
"Let the word go forth" --
Flashpoints --
A legend with the wrong ending --
Lyndon Johnson's wars --
Zenith of a superpower --
Years of anger --
Nam and the world --
New directions --
The Watergate era --
pt. IV. Decade of disillusionment : Iran to Iceland, 1976-86 --
American myth meets new realities --
Carter's way --
Trials in the Middle East --
Conservatives in command --
From the forties to the eighties.
Responsibility: John Sharnik ; introductions by Peter Jennings and Ted Koppel.

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