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20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

Program 6: 1953-1963 (#106)

Program 6: 1953-1963
1953- John Foster Dulles Becomes Eisenhower's Cold War Warrior
1954- Senator Joseph McCarthy Is Condemned by the Senate
1954- Brown v. Board of Education
1955- Rosa Parks Is Arrested
1960- Nixon-Kennedy Televised Debates
1962- Astronaut John Glenn Is the First American to Orbit the Earth
1962- Cuban Missile Crisis
1963- Martin Luther King's “I Have a Dream” Speech
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