The Set-Up Team Arrangements –The judge sits facing the pair of players Someone who’s been absent or hasn’t completed the WS –One player can see the screen (the examiner) –The other player sits facing away from it (the interpreter)
The Procedure The teacher asks if players are ready. When they are: –A card will appear with a name or a term related to the Cold War –The partner in the examiner’s seat will do his or her best to describe the item to his or her teammate –The interpreter will guess the term until either A. he guesses correctly, or B. the time is up
Judging & Scoring No looking! (obviously) No player may use any part of the term or event in his or her description No interpretive body movement (e.g. sign language, pantomime, pointing to hints, etc.) When time’s up, TIME’S UP! No hints! (e.g. “Rhymes with ____!” “Sounds like _____!”) A correct response within the time limit wins 1 point –16 pts possible –Only CORRECT answers score! –There is NO PARTIAL CREDIT!
John Foster Dulles US Secretary of State in 1956, shaped US foreign policy toward the use of military force as a threat, risking actual war –Said: “The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you cannot master it, you inevitably get into war. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.”
Containment American policy of resisting further expansion of communism. –Emerged from George Kennan’s analysis, which said “U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of a long-term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies.
George Marshall Assisted economic recovery in Europe after WWII and established allies for the US through his Marshall Plan. –Army Chief of Staff during WWII and Sec. of State under President Truman
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