|Cold War Era|
The Origins of the Cold War
An interesting look at the Cold War and its beginning. This lecture chronicles the issues believed to be behind the Cold War with numerous links to additional information.
The Price of Military Folly
An article by U.S. News Online about the Bay of Pigs invasion. It discusses the president's and the CIA's involvement and what went wrong.
U-2 Spy Plane
A brief account of the U-2 incident involving pilot Gary Powers. Read about Eisonhower's delight in the U-2 as a spy plane and the eventual fate of Gary Powers' 'Black Lady'.