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The Cold War Era 1949-1989 What really happened?

The Cold War Era 1949-1989 What really happened?

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  1. The Cold War Era 1949-1989What really happened?

  2. This period in history will be remembered for many events • The space race • Nuclear anxiety • Cuban Missile Crisis • Fear of Communism • Iron Curtain • Korean war • Vietnam

  3. “It was a Cold War of words -- a time when nations were rallied by stirring speeches and trembled by ominous warnings.” WWW.CNN.COM

  4. The following presentation is a brief but effective summary of what took place during the Cold War Era

  5. “We Didn’t Start The Fire”

  6. 1949 • Harry S. Truman • Doris Day • Red China • Johnny Ray • South Pacific • Walter Winchell • Joe Dimaggio

  7. 1950 • Joe McCarthy • Richard Nixon • Studebaker • Television • North Korea • South Korea • Marilyn Monroe

  8. 1951 • Rosenburg • H-Bomb • Sugar Ray • Panmunjom • Brando • The King and I • The Catcher in the Rye

  9. 1952 • Eisenhower • Vaccine • England’s got a new Queen • Marciano • Liberace • Santayana good-bye

  10. Chorus • We didn't start the fire  It was always burning,  Since the world's been turning.  We didn't start the fire  Well we didn't light it,  But we tried to fight it.

  11. 1953 • Joseph Stalin • Malenkov • Nasser • Prokofiev • Rockefeller • Campanella • Communist Bloc

  12. 1954 • Roy Cohn • Juan Peron • Tosconini • Darcon • Dien Ben Phi falls • Rock around the clock

  13. 1955 • Einstein • James Dean • Brooklyn’s got a winning team • Davy Crockett • Peter Pan • Elvis Presley • Disneyland

  14. 1956 • Bardot • Budapest • Alabama • Kruschehev • Princess Grace • Peyton’s Place • Trouble in the Suez

  15. Chorus • We didn't start the fire  It was always burning,  Since the world's been turning.  We didn't start the fire  Well we didn't light it,  But we tried to fight it.

  16. 1957 • Little Rock • Pasternok • Mickey Mantle • Kerouac • Sputnik • Chou En-Lai • Bridge on the River Kwai

  17. 1958 • Lebanon • Charles de Gaulle • California Baseball • Starkweather Homicide • Children of the Thalidomide

  18. 1959 • Buddy Holly • Ben Hur • Space Monkeys • Mafia • Hula Hoops • Castro • Edsel is a no go

  19. 1960 • U-2 • Syngman Rhee • Payola • Kennedy • Chubby Checker • Psycho • Belgians in Congo

  20. Chorus • We didn't start the fire  It was always burning,  Since the world's been turning.  We didn't start the fire  Well we didn't light it,  But we tried to fight it.

  21. 1961 • Hemingway • Eichmann • Stranger in a Strange Land • Dylan • Berlin • Bay of Pigs Invasion

  22. 1962 • Lawrence of Arabia • British Beatlemania • Ole Miss • John Glenn • Liston beats Patterson

  23. 1963 • Pope Paul • Malcolm X • British Politician Sex • JFK blown away

  24. Chorus • We didn't start the fire  It was always burning,  Since the world's been turning.  We didn't start the fire  Well we didn't light it,  But we tried to fight it.

  25. Birth Control Ho Chi-Minh Richard Nixon back again Moonshot Woodstock Watergate Punk Rock Begin Reagan Palestine Terror on the airlines Ayatollahs in Iran Russians in Afghanistan Wheel of Fortune Sally Ride Heavy Metal Suicide Foreign debt Homeless vets AIDS Crack Bernie Goetz Hypodermics on the shore China’s under Martial Law Rock and Roller Cola Wars 1964-1989

  26. Music by Billy Joel “We Didn’t Start The Fire”

  27. Credits • Images & Text credits www.uploader.wuerzburg.com