Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, & American Cultural Dislomacy

by Greg Barnhisel,
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 29, 2015

During the 1950s, novelist William Faulkner traveled abroad frequently as part of a diplomatic initiative sponsored by the United States Information Agency. Along with warnings about the prospects of nuclear war with the Soviet Union, Faulkner endorsed individualism, creativity and democracy.

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