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The Cold War Home Front
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McCarthyism
McCarthyism

Subjects include The Second Red Scare, HUAC and blacklisting; Red Channels; Alger Hiss; the Rosenbergs, and the rise and fall of Senator Joesph McCarthy

 
Anti-Commie Pop Culture
Anti-Commie Pop Culture

This section includes examples from radio, advertising, books and magazines

 
Civil Defense
Civil & Home Defense

Includes sub-sections on educating the public, government defense, and home shelters. Civil Defense audio & film, and several complete bomb shelter pamphlets are included

 
Atomic Culture
Atomic Culture

The atomic era as reflected in toys, books, household items, and other pop culture

 
The Space Race
The Space Race

Contains music, toys and other pop culture related to the race to space between the US and the USSR

 
Cold War Music
Cold War Music

Includes sub-sections on the atom bomb, anti-communist songs, and the Korean War

 
The Cold War in Comic Books
The Cold War in Comic Books

Sources are being collected for this section. Two complete stories are presented: "Donald Duck's Atom Bomb" (1947); and "This Godless Communism" (1961) from Treasure Chest

 
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Last modified January 28, 2013