The Cold War

Policy

Wall Street Crash

1929 - 1930

Co-operation and Negotiation

1933 - 1945

Containement, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

1945 - 1953

New Look- Massive Retaliation, Roll-Back, Brinkmanship (J.F. Dulles)

1953 - 1961

Flexible Response

1961 - 1963

Great Society

1963 - 1969

Henry Kissinger's Realpolitik

1969 - 1974

SALT II

1974 - 1977

Human Rights (Zbigniew Brezinski)

1977 - 1981

Militarised Counter Revolution, Reagan Doctrine, Strategic Defense Initiative

1981 - 1989

President

Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

Harry Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

John F. Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Lyndon B.Johnson

1963 - 1969

Richard Nixon

1969 - 1974

Gerald Ford

1974 - 1977

Jimmy Carter

1977 - 1981

Ronald Reagan

1981 - 1989

George Bush Sr.

1988 - 1992

Russian Policy

New Course

1953 - 1955

Peaceful Coexistence

1955 - 1964

Brezhnev Doctrine, Peaceful Coexistence, Third World

1964 - 1981

Gerontocracy

1981 - 1985

New Political Thinking

1985 - 1991

Russian Leader

Joseph Stalin

1933 - 1953

Gregory Malenkov

1953 - 1955

Nikita Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

Leonid Brezhnev

1964 - 1982

Yuri Andropov

1982 - 1984

Cherneko

1984 - 1985

Mikhail Gorbachev

1985 - 1991