COLD WAR

Cold War

Truman's atomic bomb decision

1945

Hiroshima Aug 6, Nagasaki Aug 9

Detente continued

1947 - 1977

Truman Doctrine

1947

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