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10571. The Rise and Fall of the United Auto Workers.

Following a history of the UAW through its heyday under Walter Reuther in the post-war years, the analysis considers the decline of UAW power in the 1970s and 1980s. The concluding analysis considers the future of the UAW, looking at possible new models of union-management relations (e.g., Saturn) and recent trends in UAW- management negotiations. 20 pages, 47 footnotes, 28 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

10533. Black and Chicano Nationalism Compared.

Reviews major figures and organizations of Black and Chicano social activism and their attitudes and goals concerning mainstream U.S. society. 9 pages, 14 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

10509. The Dr. Sam Shepard Murder Case.

Thoroughly researched paper which recounts the events of a glamorous 1954 murder case in which no one was ever convicted. 8 pages, 17 footnotes, 39 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

10499. Social Mobility and Social Barriers in America.

Race and ethnicity are viewed as the primary barriers to social mobility and its facilitator, education. Poverty is also discussed. 10 pages, 25 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

10448. u.s. Policy Towards Europe During the Cold War Era.

An interesting discussion, including Truman Era and the end of the ideal of internationalism, the Marshall Plan, the intervention in Greece, the first Berlin crisis, the long standoff ended by the Cuban missile crisis, the influence of De Gaulle, Vietnam and Detente, and Gorbachev. 28p., 34f, 14b.
  $133
 

10443. An Analysis of the War Powers Act of 1974.

An interesting discussion of the constitutionality of the Act, considering the intent of the framers and political realities today. Also analyzes the intent, implementation, and historical context of the Act. 12 pages, 27 footnotes, 21 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

10418. The Process of Modernization in Western Civilization.

This paper looks at the process of modernization, considering some of the central factors critical to its emergence in Western Civilization as well as the extent to which this process of modernization is responsible for such contemporary "problems" as resource depletion, overpopulation, environmental degradation and the secularization of consciousness. 12 pages, 27 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

10350. Martin Luther King's Philosophy.

The philosophical background of King's thought in the works and words of Gandhi's non-violent disobedience. Christ's universal love is traced in King's own writing. 6 pages, 9 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

10347. Foreign Wars and Social Reform in Modern America.

The opposing forces of war and social reform are studied from World War I to Vietnam. Progressive, New Deal and Great Society reforms are examined in the context of foreign involvement. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

10326. Stride Toward Freedom and Liberalism.

Martin Luther King's 1958 autobiographical work is reviewed; the historical analysis of King's rise to leadership in the civil rights movement is noted. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

10315. Initiation: Primitive Societies vs. College Fraternities.

Compares initiation rites in primitive societies with initiation practics in contemporary college fraternities. The analysis looks at specific rituals in the initiation process, with a focus on rituals involving physical abuse or hazing. The aspects of violence and physical abuse are also considered within the context of the male societies' sexual antagonism. 15p., 20f, 12b.
  $105
 

10254. The Media and the Mafia.

A brief survey of the media's glamorization of the Mafia; reviews the Mafia's history and looks at films depicting Mafia figures over the last few decades. 5 pages, 12 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

10215. Three Formative Periods in Black Theater.

Looks at the Harlem Renaissance, the New Deal Federal Theater Project, and the Civil rights era of black militancy as seminal influences in the development of Black American theater. Plays by Thurman, Hughes, Hansberry, Baldwin, Jones and others are cited. 12 pages, 24 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

10209. The Bakke Decision.

A comprehensive examination and review of the 1978 Supreme Court case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke. The historical context of the civil rights legislation and decisions since Brown v. Board of Education is discussed; the progress of the Bakke case through the California courts to the high court of the land is detailed. Majority and dissenting opinions in the case are discussed in detail, and the impact of the decision is noted. 30 pages, 47 footnotes, 19 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

10075. A Prediction of u.s. Racial and Ethnic Mix in the Year 2050: Moving From Racial Majority to Pluralities.

Analyzes the trend of changing ethnic population composition in an effort to arrive at a reasonable projection of U.S. ethnic diversity in the year 2050. The analysis considers current demographic trends within and among the groups in terms of the three main factors effecting population change (fertility, mortality, and net immigration) as well as trends within the sub-influences on these factors, such as the distribution of wealth, the use of contraceptives, susceptibility to disease (rates of morbidity), and political/legal restraints on immigration. 14 pages, 43 footnotes, 20 bibliographic sources.
  $98
 

10070. Violence and Popular Culture in America.

Examines the changing character and depiction of violence in American popular culture from the 1960s to the 1990s; shifting patterns of political and protest violence are noted. 23 pages, 34 footnotes, 14 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

10069. Jewish Experience in America: Orphaned in America by Paul Cowan.

A review of a Jewish American's story of the rediscovery of his religious and ethnic roots in traditional Judaism. 10 pages, 15 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

09974. The Kent State Massacre: Twenty Years Later.

Examines the factual and speculative accounts of the events leading up to the shootings at Kent State; concludes that an order to fire was probably given by National Guard officers. 7 pages, 10 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

09973. The United Farm Workers Strike: California: 1965-1970.

7 pages, 14 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. See Section 12.
  $49
 

09972. The Post-War Years in America: 1945-1960.

The political, social and economic changes in America during the period between Roosevelt and Kennedy are examined; anti-communism, conformism, and rebellious popular cultural movements are noted. 10 pages, 15 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09966. The Economic Trends of the 1990s: The Role of Government.

A case focus study of government role the modern global economy. Focuses on the continuing transfer of American-developed advanced technology overseas, especially to Asian countries. 8 pages, 16 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

09958. The Post World War Ii Business Cycles.

Analyzes economic factors and government actions in response to cycles of recession and inflationary expansion since World War II. Provides a detailed analysis of the 1949-53 recession-inflationary cycle; the long boom of the 1960s, the "stagflation" of the 1970s, and the deficits and downturns of the 1980s. 12 pages, 20 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

09958. The Post World War Ii Business Cycles.

12 pages, 20 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. See Section 7A.
  $84
 

09956. Vietnam Veterans and Crime.

Focusing on Vietnam-era veterans and the problem of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); examines the connection between combat experience and post-war criminal behavior. Concludes that the high incidence of criminal behavior among Vietnam Veterans, and of violent criminal behavior among Vets of particularly brutal combat, appears to be the inevitable psychological and social price our country must pay for sending a generation of young men to war. 15 pages, 28 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

09950. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'connor: A Review of Her Performance.

A review of the Reagan-appointee's first term on the Supreme Court. Summarizes and reviews O'Connor's voting records on major decisions, assessing her position on individual rights, the use of deadly force, equal rights, freedom of the press, right to privacy, and abortion. Concludes that O'Connor favors a narrow interpretation of a law and order conception of justice. 13 pages, 9 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $91
 

09949. Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Examines some of the most important legal decisions rendered by Rehnquist during his period on the court (1972-present) and considers which of his past decisions have been the most influential in shaping the future direction of the court. Takes a closer look at Rehnquist's consistently conservative stand on abortion and death penalty cases. 11 pages, 12 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09854. The Mass Media and the 1988 Campaign.

The use of images and symbols as a substitute for substantive ideas in the 1988 presidential campaigns is described; negative ads, attack videos, "sound bites", and simplistic symbols are seen as media manipulation, and proposals to reform the debate process are put forward. 11 pages, 16 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09774. The Paranoia Behind Watergate.

Advances the thesis that Nixon's paranoia was the motivating force behind the Watergate scandal. Presents evidence from former associates, political analysts, journalists, and Nixon's own tapes. 5 pages, 11 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09773. Perceptions of Drugs in American Popular Culture: The New Moralism and Its Contradictions.

Portrays American's attitudes towards illicit drugs and their use in the 1980s, presenting the argument that perceptions have changed dramatically since the permissive 1960s. Examines some of the factors responsible for this shift in public opinion, including the impact of drug-related deaths among athletes, the presence of drugs in the workplace, the effect of violent youth drug gangs, and the anti-drug campaigns of recent Republic Administrations. 20 pages, 49 footnotes, 40 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

09755. San Francisco: Changes in Power and Decision-Making.

Argues that changing demographics (and in particular the influx of gay males and immigrants from the Pacific Rim countries) significantly shifted the base of power and decision-making in San Francisco during 1960-1990. 5 pages, 11 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09740. The Failure of the Equal Rights Amendment.

Explores the reasons for the failure of the Equal Rights Amendment to gain approval. Considers the political history of the ERA, the judicial and constitutional problems that an amendment poses, and the nature and meaning of opposition to the amendment. 12 pages, 23 footnotes, 15 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

09660. Racism and Racial Conflict in America.

Traces the historical development of racism and racial conflict in America from the colonial period to recent times. The trend toward a "declining significance of race" in the modern period is noted. 11 pages, 14 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09658. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X: A Profile of Two Black Leaders.

Compares and contrasts the differing approaches -- especially concerning violence -- of the two leaders. Analyzes each man's stance on segregation, Blacks' role in politics and economics, and the Black man's place in American culture. 10 pages, 29 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09643. Containment, Commitment and Limited War: The Failure of American Military Strategy in Vietnam.

Considers the American defeat in Vietnam in light of the failure of superior U.S. military technology and firepower to win a "war from above" in which vast resources and enormous manpower were committed to a piecemeal approach instead of the total war of traditional military strategy. 12 pages, 24 footnotes in text, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

09588. American Military Commitment in Vietnam and the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.

Examines the origins and significance of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, both in terms of its role in making the dramatic escalation of the American military commitment in Vietnam possible, as well as in terms of its role in expanding Presidential war powers. 8 pages, 16 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

09571. Three Insights Into Modern American Civilization.

Explores and analyzes three significant trends in American civilization: 1) the 19th century transformation into an industrial society and the accompanying technological advances; 2) the advent of the welfare state and centralized bureaucracy; and 3) America's rise to superpower status as a global economic and military power. 7 pages, 5 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

09544. u.s. Foreign Policy, 1932-1952.

Reviews the development of U.S. foreign policy from 1932 to 1952, showing how Roosevelt, Truman and the American leadership influence the major changes that took place in this country's relationship with the rest of the world. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09530. Themes of Sex and Drugs in Rock and Roll Music, 1950-1969.

A look at the recurrence of these themes in rock music, examining rock's roots in rhythm and blues, the sensuality of the beat, and the social influences of a drug-oriented culture in the 1960s. 6 pages, 10 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09505. Mexican Immigration to the Us: Social, Legal and Economic Aspects.

Traces the history, evolution, and current status of Mexican immigration. Considers the factors involved in Mexican migration and the social economic impact in the U.S. Particular attention is devoted to the impact of the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act (Simpson-Rodino). 16 pages, 46 footnotes, 28 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

09473. Retrospective: The Chicago 7 Conspiracy Trial.

12 pages, 29 footnotes, 20 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

09334. Humor and the Women's Movement.

Examines selected samples of print humor (comic strips, political cartoons, satirical essays) from the late 19th century to present in relation to the women's movement. Takes a feminist position, arguing that much of the humor ridicules women and represents resistance to social change. 12p. 27f. 11p.
  $84
 

09332. The Intermediate Nuclear Force (Inf) Treaty.

Analyzes the U.S. approach to Intermediate Nuclear Force Treaty (INF) negotiations in the context of the history of U.S.-Soviet relations and current world opinion on arms reduction. 10 pages, 17 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09331. The Cold War.

An analysis of the Cold War. What started it, what factors on both sides have changed its character, and what its future was contended to be by referenced authors. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09330. "No One Here Gets Out Alive: A Biography of Jim Morrison".

A critical review of Sugerman and Hopkins biography which idolizes the late singer. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09329. "And the Band Played on: Politics, People and the Aids Epidemic" by Randy Shilts.

5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09158. The American Character.

The basic attitudes toward work and leisure, the environment and American power abroad in the 20th century are examined. 6p. 5f. lb.
  $42
 

09157. The 1987 San Francisco Mayoral Election.

Analyzes the outcome of the 1987 mayoral race with a focus on run-off candidates Art Agnos and John Molinari. Concludes that Agnos' saavy in capitalizing on Molinari's attacks (both against Agnos and Boas) and Molinari,s failure to paint a clear picture of his stance on the issues were decisive factors in the outcome of the election. 5 pages, 12 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09156. Impact of the War in Vietnam.

The long-term effects of America's war in Vietnam are considered in terms of casualties and costs, international prestige, domestic unrest and social division; the effects on the Vietnamese economy and society are also noted. 7 pages, 8 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

09155. The Cold War 1945-1955.

A brief analytical history of the Cold War period 1945-1955. The East-West struggle is interpreted in light of what we know today about the probable concerns of the Soviets. 7 pages, 9 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

09154. Glasnost, the Cold War and Soviet-American Relations in 1988.

Explores some of the changes in policy that are currently taking place in Russia and the U.S., demonstrating the ways in which the Cold War past is still inhibiting the introduction of real reforms in both countries. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09153. Why Americans Should Remember the Vietnam War.

An essay arguing that the attention being given to the Vietnam War and Vietnam veterans is a useful and instructive lesson in history. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09109. Labor Management Issues in San Francisco.

An overview and analysis of three central issues in San Francisco labor management; collective bargaining and unionism, quality of work life, and comparable worth. Focus on the local hospitality industry. Includes interview data. 19 pages, 33 footnotes, 25 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

08923. The Continuing Evolution of Bob Dylan.

A scathing commentary on Bob Dylan's pesonal life and attitude toward the world. Takes a feminist viewpoint. 10 pages, 10 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08922. Irangate: Criminal Law, Constitutional Issues.

The issues of presidential war powers, Congressional advice and consent, and Congressional oversight of intelligence activities are reviewed in this study. 11 pages, 11 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08701. The Truman Administration.

Reviews the actions and political effectiveness of president Truman from the perspective of Robert J. Donovan's portrait of the Truman administration, Conflict and Crisis. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08690. On the Inevitability of the Cold War.

From the framework of the balance of powers theory, argues that the cold war between the U.S. and the Soviet Union was inevitable. Historical, political, and economic factors all combined to add to its inevitability. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

08677. Religion in Politics.

Analyzes the political influence of the new religious right, investigates Fundamentalism's attack on 'secular' humanism in the schools and Falwell's and Robertson's support of nuclear proliferation. 10 pages, 19 footnotes, 15 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08647. "Black Friday" at Cbs.

Analyzes the staff cuts at CBS News and the subsequent Congressional investigation into the network's possible compromise of quality and betrayal of the public trust. Historical background, underlying issues, and arguments on both sides are considered. 10 pages, 25 footnotes, 18 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08630. The Vietnam Veteran and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Defines PTSD and discusses its possible causes and symptoms. Also included is a discussion of the social conditions that provide some of the context for PTSD. 8 pages, 5 footnotes in text, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08590. Eleanor Roosevelt: Growth Into Leadership.

A psychohistorical examination of Eleanor Roosevelt's growth into a position of leadership at both the national and international levels. Employs Erikson's life stages theory and Maslow's motivation theory in the analysis and discussion. 10 pages, 9 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08588. Alcatraz.

Brief history and description of Alcatraz as a U.S. penitentiary from 1934-1963. Prison structures and setting, prison psychology, and prisoners in residence are discussed. 5 pages, 13 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08524. "The Tragedy of American Diplomacy" by William a. Williams.

A critical review of Williams' book which argues that U.S. foreign policy practices will inevitably lead to a long period of economic decline, such as that experienced by Great Britain in the last century. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08505. Impact of the Vietnam War on American Society and Politics During the 1960'S.

This essay discusses the immediate impact of civil disturbances, college demonstrations, and domestic political upheaval during the 1960s as a result of the Vietnam War as well as the long-term effects, such as post-traumatic stress syndrome in returning soldiers and the American publicís loss of confidence in government and military. Keywords: war protest sixties anti-war students. 5 pages, 2 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08504. Antecedents of the 1960s Women's Rights Movement.

A brief discussion and analysis of the social, economic, and historical forces that led to the women's rights movement of the 1960s. Discusses the relationship between the women's movement and those of the new left and civil rights. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08503. The "Old Left" of the 1920s Versus the "New Left" of the 1960s.

An essay comparing the themes, levels of participation, and reactions in the leftist movements in the 1920s versus the leftist movement in the 1960s. The later movement is seen as much more of a popular, and less of an intellectual, occurrence. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08502. Antecedents of Influence of Popular Music in the 1960s.

Analyzes the various factors which contributed to the unprecedented degree of power, influence and meaning that popular music had in the 1960s. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08422. Women's Progress Through Affirmative Action.

Traces the changing role of women in academia and in the workforce since the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act, and argues that women, more than any other minority group, have benefitted from this legislation. 8 pages, 7 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08406. The Political Career of Edward M. Kennedy. Traces the Political Career of Edward M. Kennedy as a New Deal Democrat From 1962 Up to the Present Time.

6p. 8b.
  $42
 

08403. The President's State of the Union Address: A Rhetorical Analysis.

Synopsis and analysis of Reagan's February 4, 1986 State of the Union Address. Includes an analysis of ethos, analysis of pathos, and an examination of public reaction and ethical evaluation. 10 pages, 7 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08396. The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-47 by John Gaddis.

Review of Gaddis' work which challenges the revisionists' theory on the Cold War which claims that the United States, not the Soviet Union, was the major instigator of the Cold War. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08395. Cold War and Counterrevolution by Richard J. Walton.

Favorable of Walton's critique of President Kennedy's foreign policy. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

08394. u.s. -- British Relations Since Wwii.

An analysis of the ways in which the basic policies of alliance and cooperation between the two countries has changed in the past few decades reflecting the growing dominance of the U.S. as a world power and the conflict between the two countries on Middle East issues. 15 pages, 16 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

08356. u.s. Balance of Trade: 1970-1985.

Analyzes factors contributing to the record trade deficit and discusses various solutions posed by industry, Congress, and economic analysts. 11 pages, 12 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08143. "On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War" by Harry G. Summers (Book Review).

This paper presents a critical and favorable analysis of Summersí argument that the U.S. lost the Vietnam War because its strategy was confused between the two objectives of militarily defeating external aggression and building up South Vietnamese society. Keywords: Vietnam War military defeat U.S. 6 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

08141. The Truman-Macarthur Controversy.

A book review of John Spanier's analysis of the conflict between Truman and MacArthur over the Korean War which considers the eventual dismissal of MacArthur as inevitable. Delves into the personalities and objectives of the two. 4 pages, 1 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

08023. The Rising American Empire.

A book review which studies the imperialist tendencies of the United States government from the colonial period through the 20th Century. 10 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

07805. An Appraisal of the Yalta Conference of February 1945.

An examination of the goals and limitations of the United States and Soviet Union policy in post-war Europe. This paper argues that Roosevelt did not neglect U.S. interests at Yalta. 9 pages, 20 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

07708. Sufi Allegory in the Divan of Hafiz.

The terms and symbols for spiritual enlightenment in the 14th Century Persian poet's work are analyzed; Hafiz is considered as a legitimate adherent of Sufi mysticism on the basis of a textual study of five of his poems. 15 pages, 27 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

07702. The Problem of World Hunger.

Overview of the problem of world hunger and malnutrition. Includes statistics showing how enough food is actually being produced to feed all people, had also how the rich one-fourth of the world eats one-half the food. Also: consequences of chronic malnutrition, socio-political causes of chronic poverty, conventional and radical views on redistribution of income, problems of increasing production, programs to alleviate symptoms of hunger, and the need for political will to bring about an end to hunger. 10 pages, 22 foonotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

07655. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This essay provides a brief biography black civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The essay discusses his family background and upbringing in Atlanta, his education, his career as a minister in Montgomery, Alabama and as a civil rights leader, and his 1968 assassination. MLA Style. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources. 1,340 words.
  $35
 

07529. Time Magazine's Treatment of the Vietnam War.

Very critical study of Time magazine's amazing capacity for bending with the wind of prevailing wisdom, effectively comparing very pro-war articles in 1966 with 1975 coverage of the beginning of the collapse of Thieu regime. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07517. The Psychological Impact of the Vietnam War.

8 pages, 26 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources. See section 19B.
  $56
 

07516. Historical Narrative of the 1976 Election.

10p. 12f. 11f. See section 19B.
  $70
 

07409. The Status of Black Americans From 1940 to 1960.

This termpaper considers the legal and social status of Blacks in America during the immediate post World War 11 era up to 1960. The changing status of Blacks is considered in terms of registered voters, median incomes, employment status, and specific federal and state laws focusing on desegregation and anti-discrimination KEYWORDS: african americans legal social status 1940s 1950s. 9 pages, 28 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

07179. Escalation of the Vietnam War After the Political Division of North and South Vietnam in 1956.

Discusses and analyzes the gradual buildup of U.S. involvement in Vietnam following the 1956 separation of North and South Vietnam. Influences of the Marshall Plan, hawkish Kennedy policies, and communist military buildup in the North are considered. 6 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

07178. Boss Ruef's San Francisco by Walton Bean.

Summary and review of this book, focusing on the colorful career of Ruef, who masterminded the election of a labor party mayor in San Francisco in 1901, and the intricate maneuverings as Ruef tried to gain immunity from prosecution for his testimony on the bribery that was apparently a fact of political life at the time. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

06718. The Making of a President - 1964 by Theodore White.

A review of White's study of the 1964 election, with particular attention paid to the Republican party struggle between the conservative and liberal factions. The comparative calm over Democratic scandals and the use of an agencies are commented on. 15 pages, 14 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $105
 

06685. An Assessment of the Quality of America's Leadership During the Vietnam Era.

An evaluation of American leadership during the Vietnam period from the standpoint of three criteria - legitimation, accumulation, and inspiration - indicates that leadership can be rated a disaster. Based principally on The Best and the Brightest, emphasis is placed on flawed personalites of the men who held high office in that era. 10 pages, 11 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources (included annotated text).
  $70
 

06526. Henry Kissinger.

The diplomatic career of the former Secretary of State and American diplomat are reviewed in this paper. Focuses on the "Realpolitik" of his Nixon administration years. 4 pages, 5 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

06158. Edge City: Tom Wolfe's San Francisco.

Essay on San Francisco as a place that draws adventurers and rebels, with reference to Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; focuses on beatniks and `the summer of love.' 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

06107. Crises of 1961.

Discussion of American foreign policy problems of 1961; Cuba, Congo, renewed Cold War, Soviet space flight leadership. Contends that the problems of the 1960s and America's loss of world leadership were symbolized by the events of 1961. 9 pages, 13 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

06084. Problems America Must Face in the Future.

Interesting essay on economic and political issues of world politics: economic shortage, inflation and productivity slumps, regional and international wars. Reasonably objective, stressing problem of American responsibilities. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

06006. The Free Speech Movement (Fsm).

A detailed chronology of the events at Berkeley 1964-65, with a discussion of the causes and consequences of the Free Speech Movement (FSM). Based principally upon primary (journalistic) sources. 20 pages, 23 footnotes, 18 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

05902. American Policy on the Zonal Boundaries After World War Ii.

A detailed discussion of the forces which shaped American policy toward Germany from 1943 onwards both domestic and international. The role of the Soviet Union in Poland is shown to have influenced the western allies. 15p. 6b. 11f.
  $105
 

05424a. Dilemmas of Post-Industrial Capitalism in the u.s.

This paper provides a discussion of some of the problems of the modern-day economy, including issues related to growth, environmentalism, consumerism , and the social responsibility of business. KEYWORDS: american capitalism post-industrial problems. 8 pages, 8 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

05418a. The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith.

This paper is a review of Galbraith's thesis (as presented in his book, The New Industrial State) that industry has changed significantly over the near term past to the extent that it is insulated from the demands of consumers and has become strongly identified with the state. Technology, planning and education are all discussed. KEYWORDS: book review non fiction industrialization theories business government relations. 15 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic reference.
  $105
 

05368. John Fitzgerald Kennedy: A Biography.

A biographical sketch of J.F.K. tracing his career from the first contest for a Congressional seat in 1946 to his presidency and assassination in Dallas. The Berlin and Cuban crises are discussed, but the domestic policy of his presidency is not. 6 pages, 8 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

04920. Courage in American Politics (A Review of Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage").

A review of John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," looking at the specific cases of heroism which Kennedy selected to exemplify heroism as an American political virtue. Kennedy himself is seen as possessing the brand of courage described in his book. 12 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source.
  $84
 

04581. The Nagasaki Bomb.

Good sensitive and well-balanced study of the most recent use of atomic weapons in warfare, which seeks to find if the Nagasaki bombing was necessary to bring Japan to surrender; finds that if Americans had stated demands more clearly, it might not have been necessary. 15 pages, 28 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

04501. Political Dissidents in the Soviet Union.

Basic overview of dissidence in the worker's paradise 1975-1977, focusing on how dissidents are punished without benefit of liberal hand-wringing, defense lawyers, defense committees or any other amelioration; mentions Carter's human rights campaign. 4 pages, 11 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources. (all NY Times articles.)
  $28
 
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