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“Shaken and Stirred” on Bond Films

bond article

click on highlighted link below to access article from “History Today” on the Bond films

Shaken and Stirred




nsc 68

click on link below for excerpts

NSC 68 excerpts


Stanford University lectures on “History of the International System”

Some of these lectures (particularly #13-#19) are of interest to us

Origins of Cold War podcast

See here for podcast on the origins of the Cold War by renowned historian John Lewis Gaddis.  You will probably need to create a username and password.  But it’s worth it as the Gilder-Lehrman site is a good one.

The Global View of WWII

See here for a map from a 1942 edition of Fortune magazine that captures how many Americans saw WWII as a global struggle–with challenges and opportunities.