In the 1960's, the baby boomers, just reaching adulthood, increasingly factor into the propaganda battle of the Cold War. Although physical barriers, most notably the Berlin Wall, keep each... See full summary »

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Liam O'Rinn

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Liam O'Rinn

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Catherine Mercier Catherine Mercier ... Elle-même - Animatrice
George Stroumboulopoulos ... Himself - Host
Uta Poiger Uta Poiger ... Herself - History Professor, University of Washington Seattle
Alan McDougall Alan McDougall ... Himself - Associate Professor of History, University of Guelph
David Welch David Welch ... Himself - Director of the Centre for the Study of Propaganda and War, University of Kent
Kenneth Osgood Kenneth Osgood ... Himself - Author of 'Total Cold War'
Larissa Zakharova Larissa Zakharova ... Herself - Professor of Russian History, School for Studies in the Social Sciences
Margaret Peacock Margaret Peacock ... Herself - History Professor, University of Alabama
Maxim Matusevich Maxim Matusevich ... Himself - Professor of World History, Seaton Hall University
Andreï Kozovoï Andreï Kozovoï ... Himself - Historian, Charles De Gaulle University
Anna Hajkova Anna Hajkova ... Herself - Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto
Ann Komaroni Ann Komaroni ... Herself - Comparative Literature Professor, University of Toronto
Irena Angeloutsa ... (voice)
Kresimir Bosiljevac Kresimir Bosiljevac ... (voice)
Paul Braunstein ... (voice)
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In the 1960's, the baby boomers, just reaching adulthood, increasingly factor into the propaganda battle of the Cold War. Although physical barriers, most notably the Berlin Wall, keep each side isolated from the other, they can't stop such items such as American and British rock music from crossing over, as hard as the Communists try forging their own brand of pop rock music with political messaging. In the space race, the Soviets clearly are winning the battle, with both sides trying to do whatever in space first, until President Kennedy makes a bold move which may ultimately put the west ahead if he and the Americans can achieve his proclamation. On the ground, both sides take a major hit internally with their propaganda machines, the US with the release of photos from one of their own about a massacre of civilians in Vietnam, and the Soviet Union with their actions to the Prague Spring and what the young activists in Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union do in response. In the 1970'... Written by Huggo

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30 November 2011 (Canada) See more »

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