Cold War Era

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  • 1998
  • 3 Seasons

Cold War Era is a documentary series about a the famous period of time from the end of World War II to the fall of Communism that resulted in a number of tense moments between some of the most powerful nations on the planet. The show highlights a number of serious event and uses firsthand interviews and archival footage to reveal just how serious some situations actually were and the people involved in diffusing them.

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Brink of Disaster
5. Brink of Disaster
How 1960s activism "threatens" American moral, religious and ethical principles. Producer: Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions. Sponsor: Harding College. Year: 1972. Length: 00:28:40. Audio: Mono. Color.
The Challenge of Ideas
4. The Challenge of Ideas
John Wayne, Edward R. Murrow and others discuss the ideological battle between U.S. and Soviet Union. Analyzes basic ideological differences between the U.S. & the communist state. Describes objectives & techniques used by the USSR to influence peoples of the world. Emphasizes the importance of keeping the U.S. strong spiritually & morally.
Tragedy or Hope
3. Tragedy or Hope
Educating 1960s campus protesters as to "what's right with America." The film is structured as a narrative in which John Smith's ancestors educate him about "what's right with America" in hopes of leading him away from "the road to anarchy and self-destruction." There are many bits of archival footage in this film.
What You Should Know About Biological Hardware
2. What You Should Know About Biological Hardware
How can we protect ourselves against the threats of germs and toxins? Cold War America gears up to fend off threats from unconventional bioweapons. Shows how germs, toxins & plant growth regulators are used in biological warfare, how attacks may occur, & what individuals should do if epidemic results.
Secure the Blessings
1. Secure the Blessings
Shows how American school children are taught the value of democracy, freedom and good citizenship. Producer: Affiliated Film Producers. Sponsor: National Education Association. Year: 1951. Length: 00:24:49. Audio: Mono. Color: BLACK & WHITE.
  • Premiere Date
    September 19, 1998