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    The way things never were : the truth about the "good old days"

    Finkelstein, Norman H.

    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.

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    The 1950s decade in photos : "the American decade"

    Corrigan, Jim.

    Discusses many of the influential people, events, and cultural developments of the 1950s.

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    America in the 1950s

    Wills, Charles.

    Chronicles political, social, economic, and cultural events and developments that shaped the 1950s in the U.S.

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    Grandmama's pride

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

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    Cold War

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    Cold War

    A 24 part documentary series which examines the Cold War and its influence on history, culture, technology, economics, and the modern psyche. Episode 7: After Stalin. Thaw is conceivable with Stalin's death. Khrushchev outmaneuvers Malenkov for power and visits the West. Germans, Poles and Hungarians attempt to rise against Soviet rule. In 1956, an uprising in Hungary is ruthlessly crushed by Soviet tanks. The United States, pledged to contain rather than overthrow communism, does nothing.

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    Cold War

    A 24 part documentary series which examines the Cold War and its influence on history, culture, technology, economics, and the modern psyche. Episode 10: Cuba. Khruschev decides, with Castro's agreement, to install short- and medium-range missiles in Cuba, only 90 miles from the U.S. The United States detects the missile sites and blockades the island. The superpowers confront each other; but rather than embark on nuclear war, they each step back.

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