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Unformatted text preview: (1) The United States could compete culturally with the Soviet Union b) American Culture during the Cold War i) CIA/government funded artists and their endeavors ii) United States thought it had to compete culturally with the Soviet Union iii) Using art to exert influence 6) George Kennan a) Head of the Policy Planning Staff of the State Department b) One of his last papers was about how Latin America was not ready for democracy (1950) i) Authoritarian regimes were better for relations with the United States ii) The US should side on authoritarianism if it is faced with the decision between that and Communist 7) George Orwell a) Sees the Cold War emerging in Spain in Catalonia 8) Pablo Neruda a) Chilean diplomat in Spain and had to resign his post because he did not support the Popular Front b) Joins the Communist Party in 1945 c) Part of a movement that helps elect a government in Chile d) Has to run from anti-communists...
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- Spring '08
- Cold War, American abstract artist