What an extraordinary seven decades it was. For much of the period the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a cold war. Then suddenly the war was over, the Soviet Union collapsed, and the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. Economic boom times mingled with recessions. Until a Republican revolution in the 1990s proved otherwise, Democrats for much of the time appeared to be the permanent majority in ...
Politics and Issues, 1945–2014
Politics and issues, 1945–2014