COLD WAR

Cold War

Truman's atomic bomb decision

1945

Hiroshima Aug 6, Nagasaki Aug 9

Truman Doctrine

1947

Detente continued

1947 - 1977

Eisenhower Doctrine

1957

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Escalation of Vietnam

1965

Nixon Doctine

1970

U.S. Boycotts Moscow Olympics

1980

Moscow Summit

1988

Berlin Wall Comes Down

1989