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Growing up during the Cold War

The other day I was thinking about how things have changed during my lifetime. One of the things I mused about was the Cold War with the USSR. From a very early time, maybe as early as 1949, when I started school, it was obvious to me that Soviet Russia was an enemy.

I remember a headline when I was 8 or 9 about the Russians exploding a hydrogen bomb, and that people were upset about it. I remembe...