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Library Course Guide for: HISTORY OF AMERICAN FOREIGN RELATIONS II: U. S. FOREIGN RELATIONS FROM 1890

Selected Internet Resources for History of American Foreign Relations II: U. S. Foreign Relations from 1890:

    Media:

  • CNN: The Cold War
    Companion website to the CNN documentary series. Includes interactive maps, archival footage, declassified documents and general reference information on key players of the period

  • PBS: The Crucible of Empire
    Companion website to a PBS film on the Spanish-American War. Includes decorative covers and audio clips from period sheet music, as well as discussion of newspaper coverage ("yellow journalism"), photographs and useful links for further research.

  • PBS: Vietnam Online
    Online companion to Vietnam: A Television History, shown as part of the PBS American Experience series.

  • Online Exhibitions:

  • Powers of Persuasion
    A selection of World War II poster art found in the collections of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Includes audio and video clips from the period.

  • Virtual Archives:

  • America at War, 1941-1945
    Digitized issues of G.I. Roundtable and Army Talks, from the Federal Depository Collection at the University of Richmond's Boatwright Library.

  • Cold War International History Project
    A project of the Smithsonian Institution's Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, the CWIHP brings together U. S. documents with documents from the former U.S.S.R. to create a comprehensive online archive of Cold War events.

  • CONELRAD: All Things Atomic
    An online archive of American pop culture of the Cold War, covering the 1930s to 1990s.

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
    Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of this signature event in the Kennedy presidency, this page mounted by the National Security Archive at The George Washington University includes declassified documents, audioclips, photographs and analysis.

  • The World of 1898
    A multi-media selection of unique materials drawn from the collections from the Library of Congress. Mounted by the Hispanic Division of LOC.