Day Fourteen Cold War Culture Big Questions: • What was President Dwight Eisenhower’s political agenda and how did it define life in 1950s America? • How did the fear of atomic warfare and communism shape politics and culture in the Cold War period? Key Terms: • Dwight Eisenhower • Richard Nixon • John Foster Dulles • National Defense Education Act • Sputnik • J. Edgar Hoover • Internal Security Act (McCarran Act) • Joseph McCarthy • Whittaker Chambers • Alger Hiss • Rosenbergs • House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) • Billy Graham • Marion Miller Lecture Outline: I. Dwight Eisenhower and “Middle-of-the-Road Politics” a.
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