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PLS 233 US Foreign Policy since 1945: Lesson 6 Detente/Nixon

This guide has the syllabus resources for Mr. Jack D. Segal's class US Foreign Policy since 1945.

Changes: I have altered (and reduced) the reading requirement for this section. Also, I have added a document to study which I'll post online shortly.

Additional Reading

Dallek, Robert.  Nixon and Kissinger, Harper Collins, 2007. 
In the Library: Call no. E856 .D35 2007
This is a terrific book.  See especially P. 135-167, 285-324 on the internal dynamics of foreign policy, Vietnam and the opening to China.


Siagon Falls

SALT Agreement

Nixon and Brezhnev prove that even world leaders can have some fun at the signing of the SALT agreement.

Nixon Goes to China

Nixon / Kissinger and "Linkage"

Required Reading