The latest U.S. history lecture from Green and Red Podcast co-host, and University of Houston history professor, Bob Buzzanco.
We hear about the aftermath of Watergate. The 1980s–the Backlash Continues: Reagan and the Triumphant Right.
The Moral Majority and Phyllis Schlafly; Reagan’sEvil Empire Speech; Reverse Robin Hood Economics and De-Industrialization in placeslike Youngstown. The new New Cold War; SDI and slaughters in Central America. And then the cultural resistance of the period that includes Punk and Hip Hop. And ends with Rodney King and the LA Rebellion. Continue reading “Bob takes on Reagan’s America”
Hot Take! Buzzanco’s latest is on Cold War/Hot War in the “Third World”
He discusses the Cold War in Asia and covers Chinese Civil War: Mao Zedong [CCP] vs. Jiang Jieshi [Guomindang] Plus The “China Lobby” and the Korean War. And then the expansion of the American National Security State with NSC-68 and Military Keynesianism.