Table of contents for The fifties in America / edited by John C. Super.

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Complete list of contents
ARTICLES
Abstract expressionism
Academy Awards
Acheson, Dean
Actors Studio
Adams, Sherman
THE ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET
The ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN
Advertising
Affluence and the new consumerism
THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY
AFL-CIO merger
African Americans
Agriculture in Canada
Agriculture in the United States
Ailey, Alvin, Jr.
Air pollution
Aircraft design and development
Alaska statehood
AMERICAN BANDSTAND
American Dream
AMOS AND ANDY
ANDREA DORIA sinking
Antarctic Treaty of 1959
Archaeology
Architecture
Armour, Richard
Army-McCarthy hearings
AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS
Art movements
Asian Americans
Asian flu epidemic
Astronomy
ATLAS SHRUGGED
Atomic bomb
Atomic Energy Act of 1954
Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd.
Automobiles and auto manufacturing
Avro Arrow
B-52 bomber
Baby boomers
Banks, Ernie
Barbie dolls
Bardot, Brigitte
Barkley, Alben W.
Baseball
Baseball's exemption from antitrust laws
Basketball
Basketball point-shaving scandal
Beat generation
Belafonte, Harry
Bellow, Saul
Bell's swim across Lake Ontario
BEN-HUR
BENNINGTON explosion
Berle, Milton
Bernstein, Leonard
Berra, Yogi
Berry, Chuck
Betty Crocker cookbooks
Birth control
BLACKBOARD JUNGLE
Boeing 707
BOLLING V. SHARPE
Bomb shelters
Book publishing
Boone, Pat
Bowden, Don
Bowles, Chester
Bowling
Bracero program
Bradley, Omar
Brando, Marlon
Brinkmanship
Brink's robbery
British Empire Games
Broadway musicals
Brown, Jim
BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION
Brubeck, Dave
Bunche, Ralph
Burroughs, William
Business and the economy in Canada
Business and the economy in the United States
Caesar, Sid
California's Alien Land Laws
Campanella, Roy
Canada and Great Britain
Canada and U.S. investments
Canada as a middle power
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Canadian Labour Congress
Canadian regionalism
Cancer
Capp, Al
CAPTAIN KANGAROO
CAPTAIN VIDEO
Carnegie, Dale
Castro, Fidel
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
THE CATCHER IN THE RYE
Celler-Kefauver Act of 1950
Censorship
Central Intelligence Agency
Chamberlain, Wilt
Chevrolet Corvette
Chiang Kai-shek
China
Chrysler autoworkers strike
THE CISCO KID
Civil defense programs
Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights movement
Cliburn, Van
Clift, Montgomery
Cold War
Cole, Nat King
Comic books
Commission on Civil Rights
Communications in Canada
Communications in the United States
Communist Party of the U.S.A.
Computers
CONFIDENTIAL
Conformity, culture of
Congress, U.S.
Congress of Racial Equality
Connolly, Maureen
Connolly, Olga
Conservatism in U.S. politics
Continentalism
Cooke, Sam
Corso, Gregory
Cousy, Bob
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
Cuban Revolution
Cyclotron
DAMN YANKEES
Dance, popular
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr.
Davis, Sammy, Jr.
DAVY CROCKETT
Day, Doris
THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
Dean, James
De Kooning, Willem
Demographics of Canada
Demographics of the United States
DENNIS V. UNITED STATES
DESTINATION MOON
DEW Line
Diamond synthesizing
Diddley, Bo
Diefenbaker, John G.
Diggs, Charles C., Jr.
DiMaggio, Joe
Disarmament movement
Disneyland
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Dodgers and Giants relocation
Domino, Fats
DRAGNET
Drive-in theaters
Dulles, John Foster
DuMont network
Economic Stabilization Agency
Edsel
Education in Canada
Education in the United States
Einstein, Albert
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Eisenhower Doctrine
Eisenhower's heart attack
Elections in Canada
Elections in the United States, midterm
Elections in the United States, 1952
Elections in the United States, 1956
Eliot, T. S.
Elizabeth II's coronation
Elizabeth II's visit to North America
Emmy Awards
ENIAC computer
Espionage and Sabotage Act of 1954
EXPLORER I
Fads
FAHRENHEIT 451
Famous Artists School
Farm subsidies
Fashions and clothing
Fast-food restaurants
FATHER KNOWS BEST
Faubus, Orval
Faulk, John Henry
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Film in Canada
Film in the United States
Fitzgerald, Ella
Flying saucers
Food for Peace
Football
FORBIDDEN PLANET
Ford Thunderbird
Foreign policy of Canada
Foreign policy of the United States
Formosa Resolution
FORTRAN
Freberg, Stan
Freed, Alan
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
Gaines, William M.
Gallup polls
General Motors
Genetics
Geneva Summit Conference
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
Geodesic dome
Germany's postwar occupation
Getty, J. Paul
G.I. Bill
GIANT
Gibson, Althea
Ginsberg, Allen
Gobel, George
GOD AND MAN AT YALE
GOD'S COUNTRY AND MINE
THE GOLDBERGS
Golden, Harry
Golf
Gonz les, Pancho
Goren, Charles
Graham, Billy
Grand Canyon airliner collision
Great Books movement
Greco, José
Gross national product of Canada
Gross national product of the United States
Guatemala invasion
Guggenheim Museum
GUNSMOKE
Gunther, John
Hairstyles
Haley, Bill
Harlem Globetrotters
Hawaii statehood
Health care systems in Canada
Health care systems in the United States
Health, Education, and Welfare, Department of
Hearing aids
Hemingway, Ernest
Herblock
HERNþNDEZ V. TEXAS
Hersey, John
Hitchcock films
Hockey
Hoffa, Jimmy
Hogan, Ben
Holiday Inn
Holly, Buddy
Home appliances
Home furnishings
Homosexuality and gay rights
THE HONEYMOONERS
Hoof-and-mouth epidemic
Hoover, J. Edgar
Hoover Commission
Hope, Bob
House Committee on Un-American Activities
Housing in Canada
Housing in the United States
HOWDY DOODY SHOW
Hudson, Rock
Hula hoops
Human growth hormone
Hungarian revolt
Hydrogen bomb
I LED THREE LIVES
I LOVE LUCY
Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
Immigration to Canada
Immigration to the United States
"In God We Trust" on U.S. currency
Inco strike
Income and wages in Canada
Income and wages in the United States
Indian Act of 1951
Inflation in Canada
Inflation in the United States
INHERIT THE WIND
Instant photography
Institute of Pacific Relations
Internal Security Act of 1950
International Business Machines Corporation
International Geophysical Year
International trade of Canada
International trade of the United States
Interracial marriage laws
Interstate highway system
INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS
Inventions
INVISIBLE MAN
Isolationism
Israel
I'VE GOT A SECRET
Japan
Jazz
Jewish Americans
John Birch Society
Johns, Jasper
Jorgensen, Christine
Kazan, Elia
Kefauver, Estes
Kefauver Committee
Kelly, Grace
Kennan, George F.
Kennedy, John F.
Kerouac, Jack
Khrushchev's visit to the United States
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Kingston Trio
Kinsey Report
Kline, Franz
KON-TIKI
Kono, Tommy
Korean War
Kovacs, Ernie
Kramer, Jack
Kroc, Ray
Ku Klux Klan
KUKLA, FRAN AND OLLIE
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER
LaLanne, Jack
Landrum-Griffin Act of 1959
Larsen's perfect game
LASSIE
Latin America
Latinos
LEAVE IT TO BEAVER
Lebanon occupation
Lehrer, Tom
Levittown
Lewis, Jerry Lee
Lewis, John L.
Liberalism in U.S. politics
LIFE
Linkletter, Art
Literature in Canada
Literature in the United States
Little Richard
Little Rock school desegregation crisis
Lodge, Henry Cabot
LOLITA
THE LONE RANGER
THE LONELY CROWD
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Long-playing records
LOOK
LOOK BACK IN ANGER
"Louie Louie"
Loyalty oaths
MacArthur, Douglas
McCarthy, Mary
McCarthy, Joseph
McClellan Committee
McDonald's restaurants
Mackinac Bridge opening
MACLEAN'S
McLuhan, Marshall
MAD
THE MAN IN THE GRAY FLANNEL SUIT
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM
Mantle, Mickey
Marciano, Rocky
Marshall, George C.
Martin and Lewis
Marx, Groucho
Mathias, Bob
MAVERICK
Mays, Willie
Meany, George
Medicine
Mercury space program
Mexico
Michener, James
MICKEY MOUSE CLUB
Military conscription
Military-industrial complex
Miller, Arthur
Mills, C. Wright
Mindszenty, Cardinal József
Minorities in Canada
Miss America pageants
Monroe, Marilyn
Montgomery bus boycott
Morse, Wayne
Motels
Motherwell, Robert
Motorcycle gangs
Mr. Potato Head
Murrow, Edward R.
Music
Mutual Broadcasting System scandal
MY FAIR LADY
NAKED LUNCH
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE V. ALABAMA
National Defense Education Act of 1958
Native Americans
Natural disasters
Natural resources
NAUTILUS, USS
New York Yankees
Newport Jazz Festival
News magazines
Newspapers in Canada
Newspapers in the United States
Niagara Treaty
Nielsen ratings
Nixon, Richard M.
Nixon's "Checkers" speech
Nixon's "kitchen debate"
Nixon's Latin America tour
Nobel Prizes
North American Aerospace Defense Command
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Oerter, Al
Oklahoma football team
Olympic Games of 1952
Olympic Games of 1956
ON THE BEACH
ON THE ROAD
ON THE WATERFRONT
Operation Wetback
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
O'Ree, Willie
THE ORGANIZATION MAN
Organization of American States
Organized crime
Packard, Vance
Paint-by-numbers movement
Painters Eleven
Parker, Suzy
Parks, Rosa
Patterson, Floyd
Pauling, Linus
Pay television
Peale, Norman Vincent
PEANUTS
Pearson, Drew
Pearson, Lester B.
PERRY MASON
PETER PAN
Peterson, Oscar
PEYTON PLACE
Photography
Photovoltaic cell
PLAYBOY
Pledge of Allegiance
POCHO
Poetry
POGO
Poitier, Sidney
Polaris missiles
Polio
Pollock, Jackson
Postage stamps
Pound, Ezra
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr.
Presidential press conferences
Presley, Elvis
PROFILES IN COURAGE
Puerto Rican nationalist attack on Congress
Puerto Rico as a commonwealth
Pulp magazines
Racial discrimination
Radio
Radio Free Europe
Railroad seizure
Rapid eye movement (REM)
Rauschenberg, Robert
Rayburn, Sam
READER'S DIGEST
Reagan, Ronald
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
Recession of 1957-1958
Red Monday
Release time
Religion in Canada
Religion in the United States
Revised Standard Version of the Bible
Rexroth, Kenneth
Ribonucleic acid (RNA)
Ridgway, Matthew B.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Robinson, Jackie
Robinson, Sugar Ray
Rock and roll
ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals
Rosenberg, Julius and Ethel
ROTH V. UNITED STATES
Rowan, Carl T.
Roy, Gabrielle
Sahl, Mort
St. Laurent, Louis
St. Lawrence Seaway
San Francisco Renaissance
SATURDAY EVENING POST
SAVANNAH
School desegregation
Science and technology
Scientology
Scrabble
THE SEA AROUND US
Seaborg, Glenn
THE SECOND SEX
SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON
Serling, Rod
Seuss, Dr.
Sex and sex education
Sheen, Fulton J.
Sheppard, Samuel
Shulman, Max
Silly Putty
Silvers, Phil
Sinatra, Frank
SKY KING
Small Business Administration
Smith, Margaret Chase
Smoking and tobacco
Snead, Sam
Snider, Duke
Soccer
Soil Bank Act of 1956
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Southern Manifesto
Space race
Spillane, Mickey
Sports
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
SPUTNIK I
Steel mill closure
Steelworkers strike
Steinbeck, John
Stengel, Casey
Stevenson, Adlai
Stravinsky, Igor
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Suez Crisis
Sullivan, Ed
Sumac, Yma
SUNSET BOULEVARD
Superconductivity research
Supreme Court decisions, U.S.
Surfing and beach culture
SWEATT V. PAINTER
Taylor, Elizabeth
Teamsters Union
Telephones
Television for children
Television game shows
Television in Canada
Television in the United States
Television soap operas
Television Westerns
Teller, Edward
Tennis
Theater in Canada
Theater in the United States
THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD
Thomas, Danny
Thomson, Bobby
3-D movies
Tidelands oil controversy
Till lynching
TONIGHT SHOW
Top 40 radio
Tranquilizer chlorpromazine
Trans-Canada Highway
Transistors
Tripartite Security Treaty
TROP V. DULLES
Truman, Harry S.
Truman assassination attempt
Truman Doctrine
Trumbo, Dalton
Tupperware
Turner-Stompanato scandal
TV dinners
TV GUIDE
Twenty-second Amendment
U-2 spy planes
THE UGLY AMERICAN
Unemployment in Canada
Unemployment in the United States
Unionism in Canada
Unionism in the United States
Unitas, Johnny
United Fruit Company
United Nations
United States Air Force Academy
United States Information Agency
UNIVAC computer
Urbanization in Canada
Urbanization in the United States
Uris, Leon
Valens, Ritchie
Van Allen radiation belts
Velikovsky, Immanuel
Veterans organizations
Vietnam
Vinson, Fred M.
Volkswagen
Walcott, Jersey Joe
War brides
War films
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
Warren, Earl
Warsaw Pact
Water pollution
Watson, James D.
West Point honor code scandal
WEST SIDE STORY
White Citizens' Councils
WHY JOHNNY CAN'T READ
Wide-screen movies
THE WILD ONE
Williams, Tennessee
Wilson, Edmund
Women and the roots of the feminist movement
Wood, Ed
World Council of Churches Convention
Wouk, Herman
YATES V. UNITED STATES
Yerby, Frank
Young, Loretta
YOUR HIT PARADE
Youth culture and the generation gap
APPENDICES
Drama: Major films
Drama: Major Broadway Plays and Awards
Drama: Most-Watched U.S. TV Shows
Legislation: Major U.S. Legislation
Legislation: U.S. Supreme Court
Literature: U.S. Best-Sellers & Prizes
Music: Popular Musicians
Music: Top-Selling U.S. Recordings
Sports: Winners of Major Events
Time Line
Bibliography
Web Sites
Glossary
INDEXES
Category Index
Personage Index
Subject Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- Civilization -- 1945- -- Encyclopedias.
United States -- History -- 1945-1953 -- Encyclopedias.
United States -- History -- 1953-1961 -- Encyclopedias.
Nineteen fifties -- Encyclopedias.