The cold war over cnns cold war hoover institution. The national security archive is proud to have had the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the cold war series. Dec 15, 2019 sign in to like videos, comment, and subscribe. Revisit this remarkable period of recent history with cnns awardwinning. On june 22, allied air forces launch a remarkable relief effort to supply the basic needs of more than two million west berlin. Flippedlearning resource based around the youtube documentary series cnn s the cold war. Reagans 1983 evil empire speech sets the tone for a more aggressive us posture against the soviet union, and the costly arms race is renewed. If anything defined the 20th century as the age of anxiety, its the cold war with its ultimate nowin nuclear endgame.
The cold war pitted east against west, pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war. Cold war 1998 multipart cnn documentary about the cold war, from. Watch cold war season 1, episode 23 the wall comes down. The soviets turned indoctrination into an art form thats still appreciated by some today as just that. Reagans 1983 evil empire speech sets the tone for a more aggressive us posture against the soviet union, and the costly arms race is. The early 1960s were some of the most dramatic years of the cold war as several key events influenced the early days of the kennedy presidency.
Apr 28, 2015 a flipped learning resource based on the cnn cold war documentary series. Others say the series is flawed inbecause it depicts cold war history as an open. Comrades 19171945 124 by cnn cold war on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. This resource contains the link to the video on youtube along with a series of comprehension questions followed by higher order analysis and evaluation questions. And do tune in this saturday for the next episode of cnn s landmark series cold war. A joint effort by turner original productions in association with bbc news, the series.
Cnn international is again airing its 24part series, the cold war, which first aired in 1998. Before the war we had 15 percent, maybe sometimes more, unemployed. The programs will air on cnn international every two weeks starting on january 4. Critics charged that the series was inaccurate andto use a phrase from the cold war itselfsoft on communism. The cold war according to cnn lloyd gardner apr 1, 1999 the final episode of the cnnjeremy isaacs cold war serieswritten by isaacs himselfavers that the cold war from beginning to end was, above all, an ideological struggle, and the biggest losers were marxism and communism. Ronald reagan pledges to defeat the evil empire, but abhors the idea of nuclear war.
Reagans 1983 evil empire speech sets the tone for a more aggressive us posture against. Afghanistan is a brutal war that costs the lives of almost 15,000 soviet conscripts and an estimated one million afghans. Cnn cold war documentary series episode 15 china 194972. This 24 episode series, narrated by kenneth branagh, is a comprehensive history that examines the key events of the arc of the soviet union, from its birth to its fall, and provides a thorough analysis of what was going on behind closed doors. Jan 26, 2016 video worksheet for episode 1 of the cnn cold war series covering the period 191744 posted by russel tarr on january 26, 2016 january 5, 2016 students use this worksheet whilst watching the first 30 minutes of the episode 1 of the cnn cold war series available on dvd prior to a factual test. Now, as we approach the 25th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall, which brought the era to a close, cnn international is again airing its 24part series, the cold war, which first aired in. Cold war is a 24 part series at 45 min each covering not just the cold war but all aspects of history, society, culture, in the us, in the ussr, and the entire globe. I just put a youtube link there because many of the episodes have been removed from youtube. As events spiral out of control, mikhail gorbachev finds his authority challenged from within both from communist hardliners, and from a popular reformer named boris yeltsin. I recommend watching the whole series from episode 1. Cnns cold war is a sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history a. The cold war according to cnn perspectives on history aha. Who did the soviet president gorbachev meet with in december of 1988.
For each episode, we have prepared an online briefing book of some of the key documents. Brought to you in part by adm, feeding the world is thebiggest challenge of the new century, which. This 8volume, 24episode series, narrated by kenneth branagh, is a. The episode starts with the soviet union developing the atomic bomb in 1949 and. A very stagnant, unhappy economy and the war war production production of munitions, production of armaments put enormous sums of money into the economy, put millions of people to work not only men, but women rosie the riveter and we emerged from the war with. Marshall plan map library of congress website see background essay cold war timeline history on the net website see background essay. But a split between moscow and beijing opens the door for a change in u. Panorama if the bomb drops 1980 nuclear war episode, precursor to threads duration. First, youre going to draw to select an episode of the highly regarded cnn cold war series to watch online. Cold war the wall comes down 1989 part 2324 youtube. Interviews with spys, politicians, generals, and ordinary citizens are blended with newsreel footage and graphics. Cold war, the dvd cnns landmark peabody and television critics association awardwinning series examines nearly five decades of history and is the crystallization of a massive threeyear effort spearheaded executive producer jeremy isaacs the world at war. Earlier this year, cnn broadcast a twentyfourhour television documentary on the cold war, supplementing the documentary by publishing a companion book.
Longines chronoscope with val peterson 1950s multiple episode of tv news. View the latest news and breaking news today for u. Its nothing major, but youll basically be asked to watch the episode and be prepared to respond to a couple of questions in class about it. The world on the brink examines how the political and military tensions between the u. A new report from the environmental investigation agency links a delegation that traveled with chinese president xi jinping last year to africas illegal ivory trade. What did gorbachev grant the nations of eastern europe in 1989. Cold war 01 of 24 comrades l top documentary films l watch. In the late 80s, hardline islamic warriors, with the aid of the united states, defeated the soviets after a bloody 10year war. Cold war is a twentyfour episode television documentary series about the cold war that aired in 1998.
Video worksheet for episode 1 of the cnn cold war series. Cnn cold war documentary series worksheets teaching. Cold war, by cnn perspectives 1999 cnn episode twenty two. The emergence of the peoples republic of china signals a new and dangerous phase in the cold war. For each episode, we have prepared transcripts of some of the interviews used in each episode.
It features interviews and footage of the events that shaped the tense relationships between the soviet union and the united states the series was produced by pat mitchell and jeremy isaacs, who had earlier in 1973 produced the world war ii documentary series the world at war in a similar. But once americas cold war nemesis was expelled from afghanistan. May 28, 2018 conceived by cnn founder ted turner, this extraordinary 24 episode chronicle has emerged as the definitive audiovisual record of this tumultuous era of world history. These are some of the questions this film will address. Written in publisher for a3 printing, the document can be edited for printing as a pdf in a4. It wasthe soviet unions vietnam syndrome, says soviet aide anatoly chernyaev. Cold war is an epic, 24part documentary series that takes a sweeping look at the era known as the cold war. Oct 10, 2014 the year of pluto new horizons documentary brings humanity closer to the edge of the solar system duration. Berlin the berlin airlift was considered a watershed moment in the early days of the cold war. Cold war is a twentyfour episode television documentary series about the cold war that aired. This resource consists of the link, 20 comprehension questions and an extension question.
I think the worst episode in the entire cnn serieswas numbers six. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Russias propaganda worse now than at height of cold war. Russias propaganda worse now than at height of cold war cnn if theres one thing the communists really excelled at, beyond murdering millions of people, it was propaganda. This aid went towards financially supporting centrist italian governments and using the awarding of contracts to weaken the italian communist partys hold on labor unions. The soviet union loses its grip on eastern europe as the berlin wall comes down and the cold war comes to an end. Episode 6 of the cnn series cold war documents this war in great detail and is great for anyone interested in learning more about our this forgotten war. It features interviews and footage of the events that shaped the tense relationships between the soviet union and the united states.66 1345 919 107 976 785 806 937 375 457 1441 192 1020 638 1364 689 501 1415 13 711 251 1132 649 1352 554 98 44 679 112 761 708 959 1383 1331 522