Reporting Historical Events During the Cold War

You are a newscaster in 1965 given the task of explaining recent events to your audience. Choose one international event from the Cold War and one US event from the domestic arena that occurred in the period from the end of World War II (1945) to the present (1965). The events you choose should be ones that you believe had the biggest effects on the time period. Explain the importance of these two events as clearly as possible by including evidence for your choices.