1. 'The Producers', Variety Cannes Conference Series, 15 May 2004.
2. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Living History (London: Headline,  2004), p. 1.
3. Lizabeth Cohen, A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (New York: Knopf, 2003), p. 7.
4. Fred Orton, 'Footnote One: The Idea of the Cold War', Avant-Gardes and Partisans Reviewed, ed. Fred Orton and Griselda Pollock (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996), p. 205.
5. See Eric F. Goldman, The Crucial Decade: America 1945–1955 (New York: Knopf, 1956) and Hannah Arendt, Between Past and Future: Eight Exercises in Political Thought (New York: Penguin,  1978).
6. J. Ronald Oakley, God's Country: America in the Fifties (New York: Dembner Books,  1990), p. x.
7. Richard M. Fried, '1950–1960', in A Companion to 20th-century America, ed. Stephen J. Whitfield (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004), p. 71.
8. Robert H. Bremner and Gary W Reichard (eds), Reshaping America: Society and Institutions, 1945–1960 (Columbus OH: Ohio State University Press, 1982), pp. ix-x.
9. Nixon and Khrushchev's 'kitchen debate' did not disguise the fact that cold war fears had started to mount again after the launch of Sputnik in 1957. In May 1959, for example, Look magazine claimed 'we are wide open to attack from Russian submarines' and that 'we have left a shocking hole in our defenses': J. Robert Moskin, 'The War We Are Not Ready to Fight', Look (26 May 1959), pp. 27–8.
10. William Childress, 'The Long March', in Retrieving Bones: Stories and Poems of the Korean War, ed. W D. Ehrhart and Philip K. Jason (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999), p. 167.