The History Channel explores the mark left by the Truman Doctrine on the beginning of the Cold War, and how it shaped America's attitude towards communism.
Sports Illustrated details Jackie Robinson’s barrier-breaking entrance into the major leagues of American sports.
Ellen Schrecker explains the rise of McCarthyism, the massive campaign to expose suspected Communists in the US.
The BBC gives a concise rundown of the origins of The Cold War.
CBS News provides a detailed timeline of The Korean War.
The Atlantic showcases seminal photos depicting the world after World War Two, from the reconstruction of cities to consumerism in the United States.