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June 2020

[CANCELED] One-Day Seminar: Origins of the Cold War hosted by State Historical Museum of Iowa (Des Moines, IA)

June 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Examine the breakdown of US-Soviet relations during and following the close of World War II that led American leaders and analysts to plan for a new, “Cold War” against their former allies. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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[CANCELED] One-Day Seminar: Cold War on the Home Front: 1945-1954 hosted by Iowa Council for the Social Studies (Des Moines, IA)

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The rise of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union is a story that has often been told. How did these developments abroad affect life in the United State? This seminar will focus on postwar anticommunism, culminating in the McCarthy Era, but will also focus on changes in home and family life, as well as popular culture in the postwar period. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All…

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