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Propaganda and mass persuasion : a historical encyclopedia, 1500 to the present - Nicholas J. Cull, David Culbert, David Welch
Call Number: 303.3 CUL
ISBN: 1576078205
Contains more than two hundred alphabetized entries on mass persuasion and propaganda from 1500 to 2003, covering people, places, events, and such topics as film, posters, funerals, and morale.

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American Politics in the 20th Century - Bonasia, J.
Call Number: 324.7 BON
ISBN: 0912517360
Offers an overview of the political history of the United States in the twentieth century. For the 1950s era: from World War to Cold War -- 1950-1959 : caught between prosperity and hysteria.

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Cold War culture : media and the arts, 1945-1990 - Richard A. Schwartz
Call Number: 973.92 SCH
ISBN: 0816031045
A comprehensive A-to-Z reference that describes the various people, works of art and literature, movements and influences in American culture that significantly reflected or responded to the Cold War.

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The way things never were : the truth about the "good old days" - Norman H. Finkelstein.
Call Number: 973.92 FIN
ISBN: 0689814127
A history of the United States during the 1950s and 1960s including sections on health care, eating habits, family life, environmental issues, and the condition of the elderly.


McCarthyism in the Media

A Clip from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's documentary series "Dawn of the Eye"

Edward R. Murrow's - See It Now (March 9, 1954)

Lessons on McCarthyism

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History Channel: Harry Belafonte on McCarthyism

Actor and activist, Harry Belafonte describes how McCarthyism affected the Black Liberation Movement.


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