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.
The Cold War
“V” for Victory
On November 29, 1948, President Truman met with the top leaders of the Marshall Plan--George Marshall, Paul Hoffman , and Averell Harriman.
Can Stalin Block It?
Truman v. Stalin
the man who created the framework for the Berlin Airlift.
Ngo Dinh Diem
Union... Yet you say that we are slaves to communism.
LBJ, “we do not intend to beburied.”
Cuban leader Fidel Castro looks out from a tank during the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.
Ho Chi Minh
Thich Quang Duc
June 11, 1963
Attacked by Israeli fighter planes near Sinai, 34 American sailors killed.
Israel claims they mistook our ship for the out-of-service Egyptian horse carrier El Quseir.
Smile for détente.
Xiaoping with Nixon at WH state dinner
After Soviet tanks rolled into Afghanistan in 1979, President Carter called for the U.S. team to boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
"Misha" the Russian Bear, Mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games
"Sam" the Eagle, Mascot of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games
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.