NewsBank Retrospective

Research Resource

NewsBank Retrospective

Newspaper articles covering social, political, economic, environmental, international, health and science issues and events from contemporary American history, including firsthand reports and varying regional perspectives. Use for background information on more recent issues and events. 

Articles date from 1970 to 1991 and cover topics such as:

  • The Cold War
  • The Vietnam War
  • The Presidential Administrations of Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan and Bush
  • Watergate
  • Civil rights, feminism and more
  • Reaganomics
  • The fall of the Berlin Wall
  • Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait
  • Dissolution of the Soviet Union
Resource Audience:
High School
College & Adult
Resource Access:
Access anywhere
Resource Vendor:
NewsBank
Resource Type:
Database