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Race and Civil Repair (4): Regulatory Reform and Ritualization

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The dramatic deepening of the identification of northern whites with protesting southern blacks, and the profound arousal of civil consciousness that both triggered and reflected it pushed the ... More


Britain, the Kennedy Administration, and National Deterrents

Ian Clark

in Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship: Britain's Deterrent and America, 1957–1962

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273707
eISBN:
9780191684067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273707.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The advent of the Kennedy Administration yielded a paradoxical situation in Anglo-American nuclear relations: on the one hand, the Kennedy–Macmillan partnership was to display the very essence of ... More


Kennedy: The Secret Search for Accommodation

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the Kennedy administration secretly explored the alternative of accommodation in dealing with Cuba, despite the administration’s otherwise infamously aggressive actions ... More


Johnson: Castro Reaches Out

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how Kennedy’s initiative took on a life of its own as Havana and Washington sustained an ongoing dialogue through intermediaries and third countries during the Johnson ... More


Global Finance and the U.S. Growth Agenda

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter is a case study of the global constraints on United States economic policy making in the early 1960s, focusing on a brief but critical moment when the Kennedy administration attempted to ... More


The Window: Negotiating Modernization and Rights during the Kennedy Era

Matthew K. Shannon

in Losing Hearts and Minds: American-Iranian Relations and International Education during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713132
eISBN:
9781501709708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713132.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates that three groups within the Kennedy administration offered different perspectives about the relationship between rights and development in Iran. It argues that a group of ... More


End of an Era

Edward Kaplan

in To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452482
eISBN:
9780801455506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452482.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the impact of new ideas on the Berlin and Cuban Missile crises, plans for nuclear warfare, weapons for future war, and the US Air Force. During the one thousand days of the ... More


. Confrontations: September 26–30, 1962

Charles W. Eagles

in The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832738
eISBN:
9781469605067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895597_eagles.21
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes events from September 26–30, 1962. Pressured by the attorney general, Governor Barnett had to decide what to do next, but he faced other cascading, conflicting, and ... More


The Federal Government Confronts the “Lone Pocket of Ludicrous Resistance”

in Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226063898
eISBN:
9780226063911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226063911.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter evaluates the role of the Kennedy administration, which adhered to a litigative strategy before spearheading the opening of the Free Schools in 1963. The Kennedy administration displayed ... More


Fighting for Civil Rights from the Inside

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weaver's first years at the Housing and Home Finance Agency were devoted to bringing together its disparate parts, reaching out to his opponents in the real estate sector, and trying to reform ... More


“The Good Negroes”: Propaganda and the Racial Crisis

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores President Eisenhower's and President Kennedy's widespread use of symbolic gestures in the realm of civil rights—including the extensive use of African Americans as cultural ... More


Sánchez in Camelot and the Great Society 1960–1967

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the 1960s George I. Sánchez entered the most highly engaged phase of his career with regard to national politics, particularly with the Political Association of Spanish-Speaking People (PASSO). He ... More


Mocking Dr. Strangelove, Or: How American Satirists Flayed the Cold War, the Bomb, and American Foreign Policy in Southeast Asia

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the brilliant dark comedy Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb, to make the case that liberal satirists at their frequent best not only ... More


The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos

Seth Jacobs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445477
eISBN:
9780801464041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations, Laos was positioned to become a major front in the Cold War. Yet American policymakers chose to resist communism in neighboring South Vietnam ... More


A New Dimension

Laura Visser-Maessen

in Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627984
eISBN:
9781469628004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627984.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details how Moses’s strategyevolved into one that involved the nation at large and forced the Kennedy administration into action between fall 1962-September 1963. By analysinghow local ... More


The United States Invents Its Own ILLR, 1961–1962

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In the early 1960s, due to eased restrictions on international capital flows, money was leaving the United States for offshore financial markets in Europe. Consequently, the US dollar became ... More


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