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  1. The Cold War Freezes then Thaws, 1972 - 1991

  2. 2. The Beginning and End of Detente

  3. Nixon and Vietnamization

  4. My Lai Massacre – 1968 (1970)

  5. Nixon Escalates; Campuses Erupt - 1970

  6. The Pentagon Papers - 1971

  7. Nixon Re-Elected - 1972 Defense Secretary Melvin Laird points out the administration’s successful Vietnamization numbers.

  8. Cease-fire (Paris Peace Accords) - 1973 North Vietnam’s Le Duc Tho, left, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

  9. War Powers Act - 1973

  10. Collapse of South Vietnam - 1975

  11. A Cold Warrior’s Surprising Gambit Mao Zedong, left, and Richard M. Nixon

  12. Arms Treaties

  13. Détente Ends under Carter From left to right: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, President Jimmy Carter, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin celebrate the Camp David Accords 1978

  14. Iranian Hostage Crisis – 1979-1981

  15. Soviets Invade Afghanistan - 1979

  16. 2. The End Stages of the Cold War How might Reagan’s view of the Soviets complicate diplomacy?

  17. Reagan vs. the ‘Evil Empire’

  18. Deteriorating Relations

  19. The Rise of Mikhail Gorbachev Translation: A New Beginning?

  20. Glasnost and perestroika

  21. A Thaw?

  22. 2. The Cold War Ends (Finally)

  23. China Stays Tough

  24. The Wall Falls

  25. Goodbye, Soviet Union

  26. Not with a Bang, but a Treaty…