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  • CNN Cold War
    http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war
    In this award-winning Web site, you can navigate interactive maps, see rare archival footage online, learn more about the key players, read recently declassified documents, and tour Cold War capitals through 3-D images.
  • Cold War Connection
    http://www.cmu.edu/coldwar/index.htm
    The Cold War Science & Technology Studies Program has several components: furthering research in the field of Cold War science and technology by supporting several graduate students and a postdoctoral fellow, contributing to curriculum development at the secondary and college levels, serving as a clearinghouse for anyone doing research in Cold War related topics on the web, maintaining an annotated bibliography and filmography, as well as several syllabi from university courses on the Cold War, and hosting a Cold War Science & Technology Colloquium that meets throughout the academic year.
  • National Security Archive
    http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv
    The National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions in one non-governmental, non-profit institution. The Archive is simultaneously a research institute on international affairs, a library and archive of declassified U.S. documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, a public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information through the FOIA, and an indexer and publisher of the documents in books, microfiche, and electronic formats.
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
    http://www.bullatomsci.org
    The Educational Foundation for Nuclear Science (EFNS) publishes the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and manages other related programs from its office in Chicago. The mission of the EFNS is to educate citizens about global security issues, especially the continuing dangers posed by nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction; and about the appropriate roles of nuclear technology.
  • Center for the Study of Intelligence
    http://www.cia.gov/csi/index.html
    The Center for the Study of Intelligence strives to: publish the quarterly classified journal and annual unclassified edition of Studies in Intelligence, host independent research and publish books and monographs on intelligence topics, publish key documentary collections from the Cold War, conduct oral history projects, produce monographs on CIA history and the history of intelligence, and support State Department's Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series.
  • American and British History Resources on the Internet
    http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu
    Visit this site, who's goal is to provide a searchable structure for the scholarly resources of American and British history available on the Internet.
  • History Guide
    http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/ssgfi/aac-hist/index.html
    The History Guide is an Internet-based subject gateway to scholarly relevant information in history. Resources are described and evaluated with a set of Dublin Core metadata. The History Guide currently lists about 1450 records.
  • Foreign Relations Series
    http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/history/frusonline.html
    The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. The series, which is produced by the State Department's Office of the Historian, began in 1861 and now comprises more than 350 individual volumes.

 



 

 


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