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Teaching The Cold War Continues

The Cold War Continues

Cartoons of the unflappable Bert the Turtle warned American children everywhere during the Cold War to "duck and cover" in the event of a nuclear blast. Although these measures would have proved useless, schools vigorously pursued "duck and cover" drills in which children clambered beneath their desks.


What impact did Eisenhower's policy of mass retaliation have on Americans at that time?
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