After World War II, two powerful blocs, a democratic and capitalist West led by the United States and a communist world dominated by the Soviet Union faced each other. Each side claimed the other was an implacable ideological foe bent on the destruction of their way of life. This battle would never produce direct armed confrontation between the two countries, but it mobilized minds as never before.
In the long psychological battle of the Cold War, discover how governments and the industries of persuasion — marketing, advertising and public relations — moulded the way we see the world today. .
Episode 1 - IN THE SHADOW OF FEAR
Short-lived alliances end as wartime time allies become enemies once again.
Episode 2 - TURNING UP THE HEAT
In the Soviet Union, the death of Stalin brings hope for more peaceful times.
Episode 3 - CRACKS IN THE WALL
Berlin becomes the Cold War under a microscope — East and West, in close quarters, battle about ideology. But it’s also a contest about who has the best music.
Episode 4 - WAR OF WORDS
American president Ronald Reagan, a staunch anti-communist, turns up the heat on the Soviets with a bold challenge to tear down the Berlin Wall. His words will resonate around the world.
- This DVD box set contains 3 DVD | 4 episodes | 45 minutes each.
- Also available: Love, Hate & Propaganda: World War II for a New Generation