Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War

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INDEX
9/11 attacks, 1, 180–81; vigils, 1–2
1948 presidential election, 36, 109
1952 presidential campaign, 109
1954 midterm election, 67
1958 U.S.-Soviet Exchange Agreement, 83
Abbott, Frank J., 74
Abstract Expressionism, 20
Acheson, Dean, 21, 27, 37, 47–48; defense of U.S. Far East policies, 38; succeeds Marshall as Secretary of State, 201n. 115
Adams, John, 99
Adams, Sherman, 81, 131
“Advancing American Art,” 18–21, 27, 66; Soviet response to, 18
Advertising Council, 3,117, 131
Africa, 75
African Americans, 125, 159–77
Air Bulletin, 104, 136
Albert, John, 54, 138
Alhurra, 183, 240n. 21
Al-Jazeera, 182
Allen, George V., 33–35, 80, 84, 87, 105, 172–73; appointed assistant secretary of state for public affairs, 33; appointed USIA director, 80; becomes U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia, 201n. 116; response to “Know North America” controversy, 33–35
Altschul, Frank, 42
American Indians, 125, 161
American Library Association (ALA), 16, 26
American National Exhibition in Moscow, 50, 87–93, 179; art, 90; audience response, 91–93; book exhibit, 90; Circarama, 93; cooking demonstrations at, 89; cooking demonstrations at, 89; depictions of African Americans, 90; “Family of Man” photographs, 93; fashion show, 90; guides, 92; hi-fi exhibit, 91; RAMAC computer, 91–92; Soviet censorship at, 90–91; Soviet press coverage, 90, 92; theft at, 91
American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE), 40, 198n. 83
Amerika, 11, 27, 41, 87; circulation, 21; Czech distribution, 38, 201n. 122; Polish-language edition, 87; publication defended, 25; resumption of publication in USSR, 72, 212n. 100; Soviet restrictions, 41; suspension of publication, 48
Anderson, Burnett, 77
Anderson, Marion, 162, 164
Anti-Americanism, 2, 4, 21, 85, 157, 180, 182; State Department response to, 31, 35; U.S. response to, 119
Appleseed, Johnny, 23
Aptheker, Herbert, 56, 175
Armstrong, Louis, 66, 147, 175
Art, 5; and U.S. cultural programs, 5, 18
Asia, 106, 171
Asian Americans, 161
atomic bomb, 36; Soviet detonation, 36
Atoms for Peace, 62–63, 20911. 53; Eisenhower’s address, 62; exhibits, 63, 85
Auden, W. H., 3
Avery, Milton, 19
Baker, Josephine, 175
Barbour, Walworth, 45
Barmine, Alexander G., 42, 83
Barrett, Edward W., 37, 41–42, 45–47, 151, 153, 198n. 84
Baseball, 3
Beers, Charlotte, 180–184
Belafonte, Harry, 176

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