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Cold War
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  • The Russian invasion transformed Zia from an international pariah to the great defender of freedom in the Cold War.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Code that my people tell me was very popular with the old KGB before the Cold War ended.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • We none of us drink it—Daddy always ordered this kind" — hoisting Stoli bottle—"because he liked the label …. very Cold War …. how do you say it again…."
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • They even became involved in the Cold War.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  • As American occupiers worked to help Japan transition to democracy and independence, the Cold War was beginning.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • What about SEATO and the Cold War?
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • "Used this in the Cold War," the god said fondly.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • But when the Cold War ended, financial and political support from Washington waned.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I guess at one point it was even some kind of model camp, back during the Cold War, a place the West could point to and prove to the world they weren’t just funnel ing arms into Afghanistan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • In the years of the Cold War Austria and East Germany were linked by a common piece of hypocrisy: both pretended to have been forcibly occupied by Hitler’s Germany in the Second World War.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist

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  • In 1947, the year the Cold War began, the nation still looked to the figures in The Photograph for reassurance.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Their crews, Mortenson thought, had been unlucky enough to fly near Massoud’s stronghold after the CIA made Stinger missiles and the training to fire them effectively available to mujahadeen leaders battling America’s Cold War enemy here, leaders like Osama Bin Laden.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • "The Russians stole stuff all the time in the Cold War," Tyler said.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Just think about the Cold War.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Let’s blame the Cold War and the hostage situation in Iran and the depletion of the ozone layer on Kemp.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Cold War: Both the United States and the Soviet Union bioweapons programs reach new heights, exploring the use of hundreds of bacteria, viruses, and biological toxins.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • After the war, Disney continued to work closely with top military officials and military contractors, becoming America’s most popular exponent of Cold War science.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • He explained step by step how she had been targeted by a gang of Cold War mongers at SIS and locked away in a psychiatric hospital to stop her from blowing the whistle on Zalachenko.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • I know a place where there is no smog and no parking problem and no population explosion …. no Cold War and no H-bombs and no television commercials …. no Summit Conferences, no Foreign Aid, no hidden taxes—no income tax.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • The Cold War was on and today’s edition of TASS, the Soviet Union’s sanctioned newspaper, announced, "Successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic rocket and explosions of nuclear and thermonuclear weapons have been carried out in conformity with the plan of scientific research work in the USSR."
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • …trail to Chinese workers (once called coolies) and Irish laborers during the railroad building of the 1860s, to the Oklahoma dust-bowl refugees immortalized in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, to blue-collar workers pouring into the aerospace and defense industries of World War II and the Cold War, to blacks escaping the segregationist South, to Mexicans willing to pick the crops of agribusiness, to youths yearning for the lives glimpsed in movies with Natalie Wood and James Dean.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • That was the year that the cold war ended, the year the Berlin Wall came down.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • You have to remember that this was during the cold war; tensions were running high, and we North Carolinians needed something to bring it down to a more personal level.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • She says this way she has four whole years to make observations on the adolescent condition in post"Cold War America.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • He was for most of his career a soldier of the cold war.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • In the days of the cold war, money was made selling information three and four times over to the same stations.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • That he’s a hit man who defected from the Soviet Union during the Cold War."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • The National Party accepted the most hidebound of 1950s cold war ideology and regarded the Soviet Union as the evil empire and communism as the work of the devil.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • A practitioner of the cold war.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • You see the cold war winding down.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Words that will heal a nation divided by McCarthyism, terrified of the cold war, and still struggling with racial segregation and discrimination.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The cold war is raging.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The cold war that has raged between the two nations for more than a decade is now clearly tipped in the Soviets’ favor.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Many in Washington believe that overthrowing the pro-Soviet Castro will go a long way toward restoring equilibrium to the cold war.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • You need the leaders of both sides to keep the cold war going.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • As the Cold War escalated, some scientists exposed Henrietta’s cells to massive doses of radiation to study how nuclear bombs destroyed cells and find ways to reverse that damage.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • On the one hand, he had run for president on a platform of change, promising the nation a new start after the cold war policies of Dwight Eisenhower.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • He spoke of democracy and freedom, key themes throughout the cold war.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The cold war is your friend.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She was a cold war nun who’d once lined the walls of her room with Reynolds Wrap as a safeguard against nuclear fallout.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • As one marketing publication observed, the software developed by Mc-Donald’s permits businessmen to "spy on their customers with the same equipment once used to fight the cold war."
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Mobutu renamed the country Zaire and appointed himself president, a post he held for thirty-two years with the support of the United States, which was eager to have a Cold War ally in the heart of Africa.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • And when the cold war goes out of business, you won’t be able to look at some woman in the street and have a what-do-you-call-it kind of fantasy the way you do today.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • A few days later, on January 3, 1961, Castro inflamed the cold war fears of every American by announcing that "Cuba has the right to encourage revolution in Latin America."
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Her father, Alexander Zalachenko—otherwise known as Karl Axel Bodin, who was murdered in your hospital—was a Soviet defector, a spy, a relic from the Cold War.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The glamour surrounding the Mona Lisa has temporarily overshadowed the fear of the cold war.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The cold war situation is still very tense.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • A voice-over done by a pompous announcer with a cold war tone.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • A growing number of Americans agree with Jackie that the Kennedy White House is a similarly mythical place and a bulwark of idealism in the midst of the cold war.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Even as the president’s speech brilliantly links the Mona Lisa and the politics of the cold war, it is Jackie who orchestrates every last detail of this very special night.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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