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Berlin Crisis. NSC-68. Mao. Vietnam. Korea. The Cold War. Detente. McCarthy. Stalin. "X" Article. Truman Doctrine. Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili. STALIN. Winston Churchill. “V” for Victory. Harry Truman and Franklin Roosevelt. European Recovery Plan.

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Berlin Crisis

NSC-68

Mao

Vietnam

Korea

The Cold War

Detente

McCarthy

Stalin

"X" Article

Truman Doctrine



Winston Churchill

“V” for Victory



European Recovery Plan

On November 29, 1948, President Truman met with the top leaders of the Marshall Plan--George Marshall, Paul Hoffman , and Averell Harriman.

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Marshall Plan




The Berlin Blockade

Truman v. Stalin


Operation Vittles, as the airlift was unofficially named, began on June 26 when USAF C-47s carried 80 tons of food into Berlin to help maintain a minimum level of existence.

Berlin Airlift


General Curtis LeMay . . .

the man who created the framework for the Berlin Airlift.


Lt. Gail S. Halvorson, "Uncle Wiggly Wings,” originator of the candy drop to Berlin children.

Operation

Little Vittles


HUAC

Nixon




Chiang Kai-shek China in 1949.

Taiwan



McCARTHY China in 1949.


Atomic spies China in 1949.

The Rosenbergs

Sing Sing


Eisenhower and Dulles greet . . . China in 1949.

Ngo Dinh Diem

Washington, 1957


After the war, Bao Dai briefly joined ranks with Ho Chi Minh and the Vietminh, only to flee into exile in Hong Kong and France from 1949-1955. He returned to Vietnam to rule under French control until he was ousted by Diem in a rigged election in 1954.


Hungarian politician Imre Nagy (1895 -1958) first became prime minister in 1953, at the time revolution broke out in Hungary. Executed in 1958.

Hungary

Imre Nagy


In 1989, with the collapse of communist Hungary, they dug up and found the skeletons of the rebels and reburied Imre and his fellow supporters. This most extraordinary funeral monument is full of strange symbolism - there is a column that is precisely 1956 millimetres deep.

Nagy


Kitchen Debates up and found the skeletons of the rebels and reburied Imre and his fellow supporters. This most extraordinary funeral monument is full of strange symbolism - there is a column that is precisely 1956 millimetres deep.

Moscow

Khrushchev

Nixon

7-24-59


Nixon up and found the skeletons of the rebels and reburied Imre and his fellow supporters. This most extraordinary funeral monument is full of strange symbolism - there is a column that is precisely 1956 millimetres deep. : "This is the newest model. This is the kind which is built in thousands of units for direct installation in the houses. Any steel worker could buy this house. They earn $3 an hour. This house costs about $100 a month to buy on a contract running 25 to 30 years."


Khrushchev up and found the skeletons of the rebels and reburied Imre and his fellow supporters. This most extraordinary funeral monument is full of strange symbolism - there is a column that is precisely 1956 millimetres deep. :You think the Russian people will be dumfounded to see these things, but the fact is that newly built Russian houses have all this equipment right now. Moreover, all you have to do to get a house is to be born in the Soviet

Union... Yet you say that we are slaves to communism.


The debate continues. up and found the skeletons of the rebels and reburied Imre and his fellow supporters. This most extraordinary funeral monument is full of strange symbolism - there is a column that is precisely 1956 millimetres deep.


Francis Gary Powers, pilot of the USA U-2 spy plane which crashed in Russia, May 1960, appearing before the US Senate, holding a model of a U-2 plane. He was exchanged by the Russians for Soviet spymaster ABEL.

Powers


Nikita Khrushchev, “We will bury you.” crashed in Russia, May 1960, appearing before the US Senate, holding a model of a U-2 plane. He was exchanged by the Russians for Soviet spymaster ABEL.

LBJ, “we do not intend to beburied.”


1961 crashed in Russia, May 1960, appearing before the US Senate, holding a model of a U-2 plane. He was exchanged by the Russians for Soviet spymaster ABEL.

Cuban leader Fidel Castro looks out from a tank during the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.


Berlin Wall and Brandenburg Gate crashed in Russia, May 1960, appearing before the US Senate, holding a model of a U-2 plane. He was exchanged by the Russians for Soviet spymaster ABEL.


As Kennedy paid tribute to the spirit of Berliners and to their quest for freedom, the crowd roared with approval upon hearing, “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

1963

JFK

Berlin


Gen. Maxwell Taylor, Robert McNamara, and John Kennedy their quest for freedom, the crowd roared with approval upon hearing, “Ich bin ein Berliner.”


Ngo Dinh Diem their quest for freedom, the crowd roared with approval upon hearing, “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

Ho Chi Minh


General Maxwell Taylor meets with Diem in Saigon. their quest for freedom, the crowd roared with approval upon hearing, “Ich bin ein Berliner.”


Flames were coming from a human being; his body was slowly withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Thich Quang Duc

Self-immolation

June 11, 1963


LBJ watching news on three-TV console withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

L

B

J


William C. Westmoreland withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him., Commander of Military Assistance Command--Vietnam (MACV) from 1964-1968, authorized "search & destroy" missions to lure the VC and NVA into battle where US firepower could annihilate them.


U.S.S. Liberty withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him. (June 8, 1967)

Attacked by Israeli fighter planes near Sinai, 34 American sailors killed.


The hole left by an Israeli torpedo. withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Israel claims they mistook our ship for the out-of-service Egyptian horse carrier El Quseir.


1968 withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Tet


William Calley withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

My Lai


Prague Spring (1968) withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.


On January 23, 1968, the withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.USS PUEBLO was attacked by North Korean naval vessels and MiG jets. Eighty-two surviving crew members were captured and held prisoner for 11 months.


Richard Nixon holds a news conference concerning Vietnam. withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

1969


Olga withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Korbut

1972

Munich Olympics

Smile for détente.


Secretary of State Henry Kissinger holds a press conference. withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

1972


Nixon in China, February 1972, with Chou En Lai withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Great Wall


President Carter entertains Deng Xiaoping withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Xiaoping with Nixon at WH state dinner


1980 Olympic Boycott withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

After Soviet tanks rolled into Afghanistan in 1979, President Carter called for the U.S. team to boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics.


BOYCOTT withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

"Misha" the Russian Bear, Mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games

"Sam" the Eagle, Mascot of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games


U.S.S.R. withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.

Brezhnev

Gorbachev

Andropov

Chernenko


Tiananmen Square, June 1989 withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.


Students stage a hunger strike. withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him.


Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu withering and shriveling up, his head blackening and charring. In the air was the smell of burning flesh. As he burned he never moved a muscle, never uttered a sound, his outward composure in sharp contrast to the wailing people around him. were

condemned by a military tribunal whose authority they rejected. Their hasty and gruesome execution fueled popular views that they were silenced to conceal the misdeeds of others.

Romania

1989


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