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Corber, Robert J. Homosexuality in Cold War America : Resistance and the Crisis of Masculinity. Durham : Duke University Press, 1997.

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Divine, Robert A. The Illusion of Neutrality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962.

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Field, Bruce E. Harvest of Dissent: The National Farmers Union and the Early Cold War. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998.

Field, Hermann & Kate. Trapped in the Cold War: The Ordeal of an American Family. Stanford Univ. Press, 1999.

Foreman, Joel ed.The other Fifties : Interrogating Midcentury American Icons. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1997.

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Henriksen, Margot A. "Somewhere Under the Mushroom Cloud: The Bomb's Central Place in Popular Cold War Culture." Paper presented at 1994 Landmarks Conference, The Cold War and American Culture--The Nuclear Spectre and the Cold War. March 19, 1994.

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Lasswell, Harold D. National Security and Individual Freedom. New York: McGraw Hill, 1950.

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Loeb, P. Nuclear Culture: Living and Working in the World's Largest Atomic Complex. Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1986.

May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

Meyerowitz, Joanne. "Gender, Sex, and the Cold War Language of Reform." Paper presented at 1994 Landmarks Conference, The Cold War and American Culture--The Nuclear Spectre and the Cold War. March 19, 1994.

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Yoder, Edwin M., Jr. Joe Alsop's Cold War: A Study of Journalistic Influence and Intrigue. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.



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