The Cold War of the 20th Century: Living Through Threat of Global Annihilation
Even before the end of WWII, the Cold War began that nearly led to global annihilation through use of nuclear weapons by the U.S. and Soviet Union. Central Question for the Unit: How can fear motivate choice of actions?
Course Lecture PowerPoint Slides and Other Materials
Course Lecture Video Recordings
Music Video Overview of the Unit (2:30 minutes) Music: "Cold War Kids" performed by Jonnie Horden. I liked the quiet performance talking about what it was like to grow up during the period of the potential world-wide nuclear destruction. This was the era that I grew up.