Chapter 37 RG - Ryan Stevens January 25, 2006 AP US History...

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Ryan Stevens January 25, 2006 AP US History Block 1 Chapter 37 Reading Guide Strategic Air Command - This was a branch of the US Air Force that was responsible for the bomber-based and ballistic missile-based strategic nuclear arsenal. This program lasted form 1945 to 1991. Betty Friedan- She was a feminist, activist and author. She wrote a book in 1963 called The Feminine Mystique. This book painted out the roles of women in industrial societies and the homemaker role. The book became a bestseller. Adlai Stevenson- He was an American politician and statesman. He ran for president twice and lost both times. When JFK was elected President, Stevenson was made the US ambassador to the UN. He was greatly involved in the Cuban missile crisis. "Checkers Speech" - This was a speech given by Richard Nixon in 1952. This speech explained how Nixon was not receiving funds for his presidency. The only thing he admitted to be receiving a cocker spaniel that his daughter named Checkers. Gunnar Myrdal-
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