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Cold War Into Guerrilla War   -  Discontinued

Item Number:
DCS DC773804
54 min.
Closed Caption:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 12
In the aftermath of World War II, disagreements among nations took on frightening new significance due to the proliferation of nuclear arms. Four segments describe the setting and events of the Cold War. Escape From Berlin--Examines the history of the Berlin Wall and tells the story of East Germans' attempts to flee to the West. Showdown: The Cuban Missile Crisis--Explores how movement of nuclear weapons to Cuba increased tensions between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union. The First Woman in Space--Portrays the roles of women in the Soviet space program. Democracy Triumphs: The Korean War--Chronicles how the United States attempted to contain Communist influence in Asia. This feature helps students consider the past and present-day effects of the Cold War on nations around the world.

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