Lecture 18- April 7

Lecture 18- April 7 - International History of the US in...

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International History of the US in the 20 th Century Lecture 18 April 7, 2008 Modernizing US Foreign Policy 1) Modernization a) Modernization theory and US foreign policy i) Help contain Communism in the Third World b) Changes to foreign policy in the 1960s in terms of technology c) Modernization of historiography of foreign policy 2) Role of intellectuals in government in 1960s a) Rising status of intellectuals in government 3) Spartacus (1960) a) Screenplay adaptation: Dalon Trumbo—blacklisted b) Story of slave rebellion against Roman Empire c) Challenging anti-Communism 4) 1960 San Francisco riots a) Berkeley students rioted outside of San Francisco courthouse where House Un-American Activities Committee hearings are being held. They were barred from entering and riot ensued…the following day 5,000 students/citizens marched on the courthouse b) Part of the beginning of the end of anti-Communism 5) 1959-1961 a) Hawaii i) Ability for Hawaii to become a state was because of new jet travel
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course AMST 230 taught by Professor Sethfein during the Spring '08 term at Yale.

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