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United States History in Streaming Documentary Films: Cold War 1945–1989

Cold War 1945–1989

The Class of the 20th Century
"This program covers the years 1952 to 1955, an era of “I Like Ike,” McCarthyism, and the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared racial segregation in schools unconstitutional."

"Watch as this video explores the condition of Cold War America. Note how the presidential election of 1948, the Korean War, and the Red Scare contributed to the climate of uncertainty in America during the 1940s and 1950s."

The Korean War
"In June 1950, North Korean troops invaded South Korea, igniting the Korean War. This documentary feature remarkable battlefield and combat footage of offensives at Pork Chop Hill, the Choisin Reservoir, Heartbreak Ridge and more."