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Unformatted text preview: then an introduction of the tenants of National Security Council document known as NSC-68. Chapter five is dominated by the Korean War while Chapter six deals with the political wrangling in the following years. Included was the Presidential election of 1952 and the death of Josef Stalin the following year. Chapter seven reveals the changes in the two countries as new administrations began in both. The CIA begins to exert its weight with the overthrow of Arbenez in Guatemala, the rise of communism and the fall of the French in Vietnam. Chapter eight details the first crisis and potential conflict between the two superpowers while trying to pacify the Suez Canal region. LaFeber, Walter, America, Russia, and the Cold War, 2008, McGraw Hill...
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2011 for the course HIST 5011 taught by Professor Coumbe during the Spring '11 term at Austin Peay.
- Spring '11
- Cold War