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The Cold War - Part 1

Communists and capitalists united in World War II to defeat the Axis powers. But following victory in 1945 the allies became adversaries. The world's two great superpowers--the United States and Soviet Union--locked in a dramatic showdown over ideology, vision and freedom that would persist for five decades. Under the omnipresent threat of nuclear holocaust, the Cold War became the defining conflict of the twentieth century. The first of two parts, this documentary program chronicles the policy of containment, the Korean War, the domestic Red Scare, and efforts toward peaceful coexistence.

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76 mins
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