Cold War Culture
Mass media on black and white TV and in radio made it easy for people to hear news fast. which helped people stay aware of what was happening over seas and at home. By the 60's 90% of American homes had a TV. new technology caused this and the want and need to be able to hear news as soon as possible.
Soviet and American scientist were both developing technology to go into space. this was to show scientific power between the two nations. the soviets took an early lead in the space race in October 1957. However 4 months later The US caught up.then in April 1961 the soviets put a man in space so the US sent a man into space within that month. Then in July of 1969 The US landed a man on the moon and won the space race.