Image Information for History 2260: United States History Since 1945

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Japan Surrenders ending WWII

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The Cold War

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Ending the Viet Nam War is no easy task.

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March on Pentagon 1972 # 3

March proceeding across Memorial Bridge April 29, 1972.

This image is from a march from Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. to Pentagon in Virginia against the Vietnam War. It was sponsored by the National Peace Action Coaltion and mainly organized by the Socialist Workers Party involving about 500 demonstrators in a local action. See photo set description for more information

This image was scanned from an 8 x 10 print. The print was in poor condition and some minimal restoration work has been done to make the image viewable. Original negatives are apparently lost. Non-commerical use of photos on this site should be credited to Reading/Simpson unless otherwise noted. Commercial use of these items is prohibited without express permission.

Nuke Testing in 1953

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XX-34 BADGER (yield 23 kt) - an atmospheric nuclear test performed by the U.S. on 18April 1953 as part of Operation Upshot-Knothole at the Nevada Test Site.

Nixon's defeat.

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Kennedy and LBJ win the White House

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Iran and the Islamist movement.

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Castro and the Cuban Missle Crisis

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The

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Civil Rights are not always in line with the law.

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These photographs, from the State Library and Archives of Florida, provided a pictorial history of Tallahassee's civil rights protests as told through the eyes of panelists Henry Steele and Laura Dixie. The program "Civil Rights, Civil Means: Tallahassee's Protests at 50; Why They Still Matter" was sponsored by The Village Square. Find more about the program online at wiki.tothevillagesquare.org/x/xwLQ

Space shuttle Challenger Explosion.

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Dallas ends a dream.

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Bill Gates and the Rise of the personal computer.

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MLK and LBJ gain Civil Rights Legislation

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The many Gulf Wars

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Viet Nam

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War Remnants Museum, Saigon

Election of the first ever African American President.

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