Thursday, November 17 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 10
The Crisis of US Hegemony that Wasn't: the Dollar, Détente, and World Trade during the 1970s and 1980s

Chair: Samir Sonti, CUNY

1. Reagan’s Rearmament Program: Keynesianism’s False ‘Day of Reckoning’Tim Barker, Harvard.

2. Control Data: American Power and the Global Assembly Line, 1971-82Ella Coon, Columbia.

3. The Multinational Corporation, Détente, and the Dollar: Investment Policy, Full Employment, and Foreign Trade under Nixon’s New Economic PolicyAndrew Elrod, UTLA.

4. ’The Wall Must Come down’: the Carter Administration Confronts Apartheid South AfricaMattie Webb, UCSB.

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