Lecture 13- Feb 27

Lecture 13- Feb 27 - International History of the U.S. in...

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International History of the U.S. in the 20 th Century Lecture 13 February 27, 2008 One World into Two, Antifascism and Anticommunism 1) First Big Three Summit, Tehran, 1943 a) Shows new meaning of friendship with controversial ally b) Stalin, Churchill, FDR c) Trying to expand conception of Atlantic Charter d) Iran i) United States gets between Russia and Britain in Iran (1) Russia and Britain already had a presence in Iran and the U.S. is getting in between e) After WWII Soviet Union does not want to leave Iran i) First contest between West and East 2) Mohammed Mossadeq a) Democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran overthrown by US because he wanted to nationalize Iranian oil 3) Mission to Moscow 1943 a) Made by Warner Bros. the most liberal studios b) Soviet Union is a vital ally of the United States 4) Women in the Workforce a) 12 million men in the US left to go to war, and women filled their positions b) Men were nervous about so many women in the workforce 5) Film noir a) Double Indemnity
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