The government distributed propaganda like this during the Cold War to soothe the fears of U. citizens after the military strategy of Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) Doctrine was put into place
Cold War cartoon on Iron Curtain
Cold War Propaganda Cartoons The Russian (Bear) sweeps up Europe, Asia and Africa with Communism.
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Detente-Once President Kennedy was assassinated, he was quickly replaced by President Richard Nixon. Nixon announced that the United States would try to stay away from direct confrontation with the Soviet Union. This agreement was called a detente.