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Losing America

...that "during the Cold War in 1964, two years after the Cuban missile crisis, only 38 percent of Americans knew the Soviet Union was not a member of NATO. In 2003, about 70 percent was unaware of enactment of the prescription drug entitlement, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-28/losing-america
Cotton rubs them raw

...the 1980s during the Nicaraguan Revolution? Or when the late Sen. Ted Kennedy secretly dispatched emissaries to the Soviet Union in 1983 to undermine Ronald Reagan before the 1984 elections?Someone should have reminded Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-13/cotton-rubs-them-raw
Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...yesterday."It was a long time ago, but for me it's different," said Eruzione, whose game-winning goal against the Soviet Union in the medal round at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics still sends chills down an awful lot of spines. "I deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-18/reunion-set-miracle-ice-hockey-te
Teresa Rutkowski

...design. She had hoped to continue her studies in London with her parents' blessing, but the war with Germany and the Soviet Union precluded this aspiration. While still a teenager in the early days of World War Two, Teresa embraced the Polish Underground...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174209482
60 years ago Athens saw UFO mystery

...run must be considered in the context of the Cold War, when Americans didn't know whether, or when, or how, the Soviet Union might launch an attack against the United States."Back then," Greenewald said, "UFOs were not a fascination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-26/60-years-ago-athens-saw-ufo-
Flyers top Capitals in overtime on Jakub Voracek's goal

...Salomaki scored in his NHL debut. OBITUARY: J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who helped Canada beat the Soviet Union in the landmark Summit Series in 1972, has died. He was 73.Parise died Wednesday night at his home in suburban Prior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-08/flyers-top-capitals-overti
Another mission begins

...terrorist haven within a decade.Recall that it took less than five years for the Taliban to fill the vacuum left by the Soviet Union's withdrawal from Afghanistan in 1989. A complete withdrawal by U.S. and NATO forces would create a similar opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-30/another-mission-begin
Our inaction helped ISIS, experts say

...the same kind of mistake we made with the Taliban and Al Qaida," he said. The U.S. funded those groups when the Soviet Union had occupied Afghanistan, trying to help them push the Russians out of the country. "It sort of got out of control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/our-inaction-helped-isis
Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...silver medal in 1994, and Michael Eruzione, the captain of the 1980 U.S. men's ice hockey team that defeated the Soviet Union in the so-called "Miracle on Ice" game en route to capturing a gold medal, were among those attending.Gov. Deval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...classmates in the line of duty.During and after Vietnam we participated in Cold War operations until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. As children of the '50s, this was the war we had expected to engage throughout our careers, and there was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol