By Lee Edwards,Elizabeth Edwards Spalding
In A short historical past of the chilly War, special students Lee Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards Spalding recount the pivotal occasions of this protracted fight and clarify the techniques that finally ended in victory for freedom. They study the improvement and implementation of containment, détente, and eventually President Reagan's philosophy: "they lose, we win." The chilly conflict teaches vital classes approximately statecraft and America's integral function within the world.
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