"THIS IS A STRUGGLE, ABOVE ALL ELSE, FOR THE MINDS OF MEN."
PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN, APRIL 20, 1950
After World War 2, the United States and the Soviet Union faced off for 40 years in an ideological battle that brought the world to the brink of destruction. The conflict would never produce direct armed confrontation between the two countries, but it mobilized minds as never before. Science and technology, arts and culture, even sports became means to establish superiority. The Cold War was the ultimate psychological battle.
LOVE, HATE AND PROPAGANDA: THE COLD WAR revisits one of the most influential and intense periods in history, a time of unparalleled paranoia and hysteria. The visual style and content give viewers a fresh look at this frequently analyzed topic. The series will reveal surprising new facts to those already familiar with the era and truly amaze those learning about it for the first time!
1946-1953: IN THE SHADOW OF FEAR
1953-1962: TURNING UP THE HEAT
1963-1973: CRACKS IN THE WALL
1974-1985: WAR OF WORDS
Length: 4 X 45 min.Couleur
Available Rights: FRANCE TELEVISIONS DISTRIBUTION : Europe and French speaking Africa SOCIÉTÉ RADIO-CANADA : All other territories