America in the Cold War Era

Course Dates: 
Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 2011
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Jim Lenburg
Course Catalogs: 
2011 Fall

This course will explore the economic, political and social history of the United States from the end of World War II through the presidency of Ronald Reagan, known as the Cold War era. Among the topics covered are the Red Scare and civil rights, as well as the women’s, anti-war, and conservative movements.

Jim Lenburg ( is a retired history professor. He has taught several courses for the College for Seniors. He has a PhD in history from Penn State University.