Understanding America and Her Enemies in Wartime

First Satellite Images of Earth

First Satellite Images of Earth

https://youtu.be/-O99IH9kbPw In August 1959 the United States launched the Explorer 6 satellite, popularly known as the "paddlewheel satellite. The satellite featured a photocell scanner that transmitted a crude picture of the earth's surface and cloud cover from a...

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Nixon-Khruschev Kitchen Debate

Nixon-Khruschev Kitchen Debate

https://youtu.be/XRgOz2x9c08 During a visit to the Soviet Union in July 1959, Vice President Richard Nixon got into a "kitchen debate" with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at a US exhibition.  Source: Wikipedia

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Hawaii Becomes 50th State 

Hawaii Becomes 50th State 

In August 1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Hawaii into the Union as the 50th state. The new American flag, featuring 50 stars arranged in staggered rows became official July 4, 1960. Source: History.com

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