Cold War in the Heartland

“Growing up in the 1980s, Erik Scott experienced the resurgence of Cold War tensions that dominated the decade. “I remember seeing pop culture representations about the Soviet Union through movies like ‘Rocky IV’ and ‘Red Dawn,’” said Scott, associate professor of history at the University of Kansas. “But by the end of the decade, you also had this incredible opening of the Soviet Union and Socialist Bloc with the fall of the Berlin Wall. You were watching your ‘capital H’ history unfold on TV.” ” Read the full article here, includes a link to the website.

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