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supported Truman Doctrine to stop communism; Rep. Senator who in 1947 advised Truman to "Scare hell" out of Am. public to get support for expensive military and economic assistance to Greece and Turkey
1940 Chairman of US Steel Corp, appointed to Natl Defense Advisory Comm. to coordinate industry mobilization; coordinated Lend-lease; 1944 Secr. of State; attended Yalta with FDR; 1945 leader of Am delegation to UN
1949 Under Secr. of State for Truman, supported Chiang's Natl Chinese gov't on Taiwan, moved US focus to Japan for a Pacific ally; 1960 "unassertive" Secr. of State for Kennedy and later for "inexperienced" LBJ
journalist and author who wrote InInside Europe in 1936; Inside Asian in 1939, Inside USA in 1947
Republican President Nixon's Democrat Secr. of Treasury; in 1971 improved balance of trade by devaluing the dollar and charing a 10% surtax on all imports
conductor and composer; 1943 NY Philharmonic; 1944 "Fancy Free"; 1945 "On the Town" (song "New York, New York"); 1950 "Peter Pan; 1957 "West Side Story"
Dem. from Minn., challenged LBJ for presidential nomination in 1968, intellectual, Catholic, opposed to Vietnam War, appealed to youth, lost om. to Humphrey
Louise Munoz Marin
Puerto Rican statesman who served as governor from 19512-1964, advocated independence
H.R. "Bob" Haldeman
Nixon White House Chief of Staff and closest aide; convicted in Watergate coverup of 1972
White blues singer from Corpus Christi who started in Austin and died of drug overdose in 1970
post WWII movie star, portrayed hero with no special training and no resources except his hard inner core; glorified the right of creative professional to discard society
popular American guitar player/performed at Woodstock festival; died in accident in 1970
early rock performer; his country and Rhythm + blue style proved controversial, sun "hound Dog"
replaced Carmichael as leader of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Comm., told blacks he advocated violence
popular black performer of 1960's starred in black version of "Hello Dolly!" with Cab Calloway
actor, direction and write of films during the 70's and 80's; films usually in black and white
actress (?) and sex symbol, married to playwright Arthur Miller and committed suicide in early 1960s
American civil rights leader who wanted to register black voters, headed National Urban League in 70's
lawyer and consumer advocated, author of "UNsafe at Any Speed" about automobile safety problems
author and proponent of feminism since 1960's former editor and founder of Ms. magazine
nixon's U.S. Attorney General; would not fire Special Prosecutor Cox in Watergate investigation, Nixon demanded R. resignation in Sat. Night Massacre
Olympic and world champion boxer who avoided the Vietnam draft due his status as Muslim minister
Baker v. Carr
supreme Court decision by the Warren Court that said that all election districts must provide equal representation for voters (one man one vote)
wrote "Silent Spring", a book that pointed out the dangers of using the pesticide DDt and which launched the modern environmental movement
wrote'The Feminine Mystique", a book that argued that many women could not have fulfilling lives in limited to a traditional role in the home, thus helping launch the modern feminist movement
a senator who mobilized anti-war sentiment within the Democratic Party by becoming contender for the 1968 presidential nomination
Richard M. Nixon
first came into national prominence as an ambition red-cathcer in connection with the Hiss case
chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a forum for critics o the Vietnam War
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