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Web Sites in this Channel:
 Aircraft In the Cold War -
 American Anti-Communist Propaganda and the Cold War - A discussion and listing of examples of American Anti-Communist propaganda and its effects during the cold war.
 American Response to Sputnik 1957-1969 - (3 events) NDEA, NASA, and Apollo
 Angola and the Cold War - How the U.S and the Soviet Union effected the Africa Nations
 Atomic Testing at Bikini Atoll -
 Bay of Pigs - (2 events)
 Behind the Cuban Missiles - Below is an article examining some of the factors behind Pres. Kennedy's decisions:
 Broken Arrow and Broken Trust: The Cold War Nuclear Accident at Goldsboro, NC -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:42:9 pm) A description and evaluation of the 1961 crash of a B-52 bomber near Goldsboro, North Carolina.
 Civil Defense as Deterrence -
 Civil Defense: Shelters Protect Against Nuclear Fallout -
 Cold War -
 Cold War Army and Weaponry - A description of the Cold War army as well as a description of new and innovative weapons developed during the Cold War
 Cold War Olympics -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:47:50 pm) The United States Boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games
 Cold War: The Bay of Pigs -
 Cold War:Cuban Missle Crisis - (5 events) A certain time period in the Cold War was critical for the United States of America; this time period threaten the existence of the United States and what the U.S. stands for “FREEDOM .“ The Cuban Missile Crisis – where Russian leaders were scared of the
 CONELRAD and Emergency Communication - Information on Emergency Communication during the Cold War, with links to current Emergency Communications organizations and events.
 Effects of the Cold War on Berlin - An in-depth look at Berlin from post-World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall
 Failures of the Bay of Pigs -
 Fallout Shelter Project - Discussions on the Cold War, fallout sheters and the culture of the times
 Families and the Cold War - A description of the affect the cold war had on american families, gender roles, fallout shelters, sociology, and consumerism
 Films of the Cold War Era -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:44:48 pm) This web site is designed to show people how films about communism and the cold war illustrated the fears of the American people.
 First Year Seminar Website: Joseph McCarthy -
 Hanford: A Cold War Tragedy -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:46:14 pm) This site focuses on the history and current status of the most radioactive site in America—Hanford.
 HOW TO STOCK A PRIVATE FALLOUT SHELTER - A website that explains how private fallout shelters were stocked during the 1950's and 1960's.
 Iwo Jima Survivors - (15 events) Veterans
 Lignumvitae Key and The Bay of Pigs -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:48:29 pm) Lignumvitae Key's Cold War Era involvement with the Anti-Castro movement
 McCarthyism & The Cold War - Senator Joseph McCarthy led a series of communist investigations that resembled the Salem witch trials. He gained power through Machiavellian tactics and played off of as well as added to the Cold War communist paranoia in the United States.
 Military Burial Honor Guard -
 National and International Issues During the Cold War - Cold War's effect on Civil Rights and Olympics
 National Intelligence: A Cold War retrospective and prospective -
 Olympics During the Cold War (1980 and 1984) -
 One of Eisenhower's Legacies -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:52:48 pm) The Interstate Highway System is a legacy left behind by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The need for this Interstate System became especially relevant during the Cold War years.
 Political Cartoons of the Cold War Era -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:55:22 pm) Drawing by: Herblock , Nov. 1, 1962
 Popular Culture Response to the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:53:30 pm) Popular culture response to the Cold War in the US. Focus on music and flim/theater
 Radio and Television in the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:54:37 pm)
 Red Scare: Round Two - Julie Campbell
 Robert Oppenheimer- Spy or Scientist? -
 Soviet Civil Defense in the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:56:14 pm) This page is designed to highlight several different aspects of the Civil Defense program of the Soviet Union during the Cold War (1945-1991)
 Soviet Propaganda and the Cold War - (3 events) Details Forms, and Overriding Themes of Soviet Propaganda During the Cold War
 Soviet propaganda during the Cold War - A look at the way propaganda was utilized during the Cold War and how it was viewed domestically and by the United States
 Soviet Propaganda Posters -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 4:59:6 pm) Cold War Era, 1945-1991
 Spies in the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:01:9 pm)
 Sputnik and its Implications -
 Sputnik’s Effects on United States Missile Development -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:03:21 pm) This site explains the sequence of events that the United States Civil Defense Deparment took in order to create ICBMs and reduce the 'missile gap' to Russia.
 Technology during the Cold War - The development of computer technology and its impact on the Cold War: A research paper presented online. By Colin A.J. Murphy.
 The Abel/Powers Connections -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:04:32 pm) The stories of Rudolf Abel and Gary Powers
 The Berlin Airflift: The Effect Felt Throughout the Cold War -
 The Berlin Airlift -
 The Cold War and Fallout shelters -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:07:41 pm) The changing issue of shelters from Eisenhower to Kennedy
 The Cold War Heats Up -
 The Cold War in Winston-Salem -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:45:36 pm)
 The Cultural Infusion Project -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:08:59 pm) Multicultural Education in the WS/FC Schools
 The Development of the Hydrogen Bomb and Moving Underground -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:09:35 pm) An investigation of the American and Russian Thermonuclear programs and their effect on the American public
 The Eisenhower Interstate System -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:46:46 pm) Project detailing the creation and use of the Interstate System
 The Hydrogen Bomb Scare and Moving America Underground -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:10:13 pm) An investigation of how the fear created by Russian possession of the Hydrogen bomb triggered fear that nearly caused schools, business, and the US government to go underground.
 The Lives of People on the Black List -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:10:43 pm)
 The Marshall Plan as a Weapon of the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:11:10 pm)
 The Nike-Zeus Antiballistic Missile System -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:12:4 pm) Links, photos, and information on the Nike-Zeus system.
 The Presidential Seal. -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:55:44 pm) The effect of issues relevant during the Cold War and their roles in the elections of Eisenhower, Kennedy and NIxon.
 Trinity Site - The First Detonation of an Atomic Bomb at the Trinity Site
 U-2 Crisis -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:13:24 pm) Description/Report on the U-2 Crisis of the Cold War
 U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:13:56 pm) The Negative Effects Emerging From the Atmospheric Nuclear Tests in the Western U.S. and the Pacific
 United States Civil Defense during the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:14:26 pm) Talks about civil defense strategies used by the United States during the Cold War
 Unknown Stories of NC Veterans -  Map (2 events, last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:15:36 pm) NC Military History Project
 VENONA Project -
 Wake Forest College's Cvil Defense measures taken in response to the Cold War -  Map (last updated on 8/24/2006 at 5:16:29 pm)
 Weapons Delivery Systems of the Cold War - A Brief History on weapons carriers of the Cold War
 Women and the cold war -
 Women During the Cold War - This site outlines the shifting role of women during the Cold War. Explanations are given of how the “career girl” of the 1940’s was transformed into the “happy housewife” of the 1950’s.

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