Explosive Issues: Sex, Women, and the Bomb in Post–World War II America

Lecture Description

This lecture looks at the domestic side of the Cold War, and how the idea of “containment” of communism abroad fostered a culture of “containment” at home. Topics include the atomic age, women, gender and sexuality, popular culture and family life.

CATEGORIES

Cold War Social and Cultural

ALL TOPICS & TITLES: Go back to all topics and titles.


More Distinguished Lectureship Program Resources