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Cold War & Beyond

Suggested Topics

Kennan and the Long Telegram

Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech

Truman Doctrine

Domino Theory

Marshall Plan

Berlin Airlift

Creation of NATO

Joe McCarthy/Red Scare

Korean War

Julius & Ethel Rosenberg

Rise of the CIA & assisting nations in turmoil

Warsaw Pact

Launch of Sputnik

Hydrogen Bomb

Kitchen Debate between Nixon and Khrushchev

Castro's takeover of Cuba

Creation of the Berlin Wall

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Vietnam War

Apollo Program/Man on the Moon

Checkpoint Charlie tank standoff

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U2 Incident and prisoner exchange

Cuban Missile Crisis

Nuclear Test Band Treaty

Prague Spring

SALT Talks & Detente

Bobby Fischer beats Boris Spassky in the chess match of the century

1972 Olympic Men's Basketball Final

1976 beat down of the Soviet Red Army hockey team by the Philadelphia Flyers

Pope John Paul I's return to Poland

1980 Olympic Boycott

The Miracle on Ice

Reagan and the Strategic Defense Initiative/Star Wars

1984 Olympic Boycott

Reykjavik Summit

Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech

Tiananman Square Massacre

Polish Solidarity (1989)

Fall of the Berlin Wall and German Reunification

Yeltsin's call to Bush - December 25, 1991

Duck and Cover

Berlin Wall