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Ask The Author: Arizona's Cold War

Presented by Arizona Historical Society at Arizona History Museum

Feb 25 2021
Ask The Author: Arizona's Cold War

Did you know that U-2 pilots trained in Arizona? Join the Arizona Historical Society on Thursday, February 25 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m for a presentation and discussion about how the Cold War transformed Arizona.

Did you know that U-2 pilots trained in Arizona? How did companies like Motorola become economic powerhouses?  Journal of Arizona History author Jason H. Gart will explore  the crucial early post-World War II period when the rise of the defense industry dramatically changed Arizona’s economy. From electronics and aerospace to manufacturing and production facilities, learn how these well-known (and some secret CIA!) entities operated throughout communities in the state.

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