Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War / Edition 1

Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War / Edition 1

by Walter L. Hixson
ISBN-10:
0312176805
ISBN-13:
2900312176807
Pub. Date:
02/01/1998
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US

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Parting the Curtain: Propaganda, Culture, and the Cold War / Edition 1

A chronicle of the high heels and convertibles campaign the U.S. used in an attempt to bring down communism. In the late 1950s, American policymakers worked to destabilize Soviet and East European communist regimes by psychological warfare and cultural infiltration that showed people under communism "the good life" they could live in a Western democracy.

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ISBN-13: 2900312176807
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/01/1998
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 283
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction A Propaganda Strategy for the Cold War Reviving the Voice Liberation Propaganda Liberation Denied A Breakthrough in East-West Exchange To the Kitchen Debate The Soviets and Sokolniki Conclusions

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