1. Asymmetric Conflict and the Cold War

Primary Source
Truman, Harry S. “Truman Doctrine: President Harry S. Truman’s Address Before a Joint Session of Congress, March 12, 1947.” Avalon Project. » Read
Secondary Source 
Mack, Andrew. “Why Big Nations Lose Small Wars: The Politics of Asymmetric Conflict.” World Politics 27, no. 2 (January 1, 1975): 175–200. » Read

2. The Cold War at Home, Part I

Primary Source 
Smith, Margaret Chase. “Declaration of Conscience, 1950.” In Dissent in America: Voices That Shaped a Nation, edited by Ralph F. Young, 223–27. New York: Pearson Longman, 2008. » Read (requires 4×4 login)
Secondary Source 
Halberstam, David. “[Chapter 3].” In The Fifties, 49–61. New York: Villard Books, 1993 » Read (requires 4×4 login)

3. The Cold War at Home, Part II

Primary Source 
Robeson, Paul. “I Take My Stand.” In Here I Stand, 28–47. Boston: Beacon Press, 1988. » Read (requires 4×4 login)
Secondary Source 
Beeching, Barbara J. “Paul Robeson and the Black Press: The 1950 Passport Controversy.” The Journal of African American History 87 (July 1, 2002): 339–54. » Read

4. Cold War Censorship in Oklahoma

Primary Source 
“Letter from E.R. Christopher to Tom, August 17, 1950.” E.R. Christopher Collection, Box 13, Folder 2. Western History Collections, University of Oklahoma » Read (requires 4×4 login)
Secondary Source
Robbins, Louise S. “Racism and Censorship in Cold War Oklahoma: The Case of Ruth W. Brown and the Bartlesville Public Library.” The Southwestern Historical Quarterly 100, no. 1 (July 1, 1996): 18–46. » Read