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Things of Art and Politics in the 1950's

Teacher: Mr Sindlinger's Idiosyncratic Puzzles
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He represented Massachusetts's 11th Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1950-1953. Thereafter, he served in the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts from 1953 until 1960. Use only his last name here.
This NFL quarterback played college football from 1952-1956 and became the only NFL quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to five league championships as well as Super Bowls I and II.
This New York baseball team won the World Series in 1950 and it was the second of a record five straight titles for the team and also the last time two all-white teams competed in the World Series.
This author wrote a popular 1951 novel entitled Catcher in the Rye; it has noted themes popular with readers such as "angst" and "alienation," and it has been translated into almost all of the world's major languages.
This politician from Wisconsin --use his last name only--served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin, from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, he became the most visible public face of a period in which conflict between the Soviet Union and the USA fueled fears of widespread Communist treason.
This 1950's movie is about a research crew in the North Pole region that discovers an extraterrestrial alien. Please do not include the grammatical article in this movie's name or title.
The was the name of the war fought between the Soviet Union and the United States, both an undeclared and an unofficial war.
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This organization helped MLK and its members who, on December 5, 1955, organize a bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. This was done in order to protest segregation on Montgomery's city buses, two-thirds of whose riders were African American. Its bus boycott lasted 381 days.
He was a cultural icon of teenage disillusionment and social estrangement from the 1950's, as was expressed through the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955); in this movie he starred as troubled teenager Jim Stark.
This was a 1959 historical epic film which had at the time the Ben-Hur had the largest budget, $15.175 million, as well as the largest sets built of any film produced at the time.
Renowned as England's best director. Hitchcock moved to Hollywood and became a US citizen in 1955 while he made successful and popular horror films during that time.
It is is considered to be one of the great poems of American literature, and It came to be associated with the group of 1950's writers known as the Beat Generation poets. It was written by Alan Ginsburg and was published in 1956.