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Freeze! : the grassroots movement to halt the arms race and end the Cold War

Title
Freeze! : the grassroots movement to halt the arms race and end the Cold War / Henry Richard Maar III.
ISBN
9781501760884
1501760882
9781501760891
9781501760907
Publication
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2021.
Copyright Notice Date
©2021.
Physical Description
x, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary
"In the late Cold War, a peace movement emerged with a specific goal: bilaterally freeze the burgeoning arms race. The Nuclear Freeze movement soon swelled across American society, pressuring the administration of Ronald Reagan to reverse the arms race or continue to face a growing backlash with potential electoral repercussions"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Grassroots movement to halt the arms race and end the Cold War.
Other formats
Online version: Maar, Henry Richard, $cIII. Freeze! Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2021
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 09, 2022
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : The Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign and the Influence of Public Opinion on Foreign Policy
The Lost Years : The Peace Movement, from Vietnam to Nuclear Freeze
Igniting a Movement: The Reagan Administration's War on Peace
From the Streets to the Pulpit : The Catholic Challenge to the Arms Race
With Friends Like These : The Nuclear Freeze and the Congress
Envisioning the Day After : Fear of the Bomb in 1980's Political and Popular Culture
The Perils of Failed Diplomacy : 1983 and the Year of Living Dangerously
Seizing the Peace : The Nuclear Freeze Movement and the 1984 Election
Epilogue : Bedtime for the Bomb.
Genre/Form
History.
Citation

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