Culture During The Cold War - Other


  • Barbie—Barbie represented the American way of life, because she was the ultimate consumer.
  • New Math was a strong reaction to the launch of Sputnik, by changing the way mathematics was taught to school age children.
  • The Kitchen Debate was an impromptu debate (through interpreters) between then U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev at the opening of the American National Exhibition in Moscow, on July 24, 1959.

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