Over the years we have done a number of miniseries which focus on specific periods or events of the Cold War. Here’s a handy guide to each of those miniseries.
The Korean War
The complicated story of the Korean War. Episodes #127 – #132 cover the background to the war, then #190 – #206, and #213 – #223 cover the period up to Douglas MacArthur’s termination in 1951.
The Red Scare
The story of how the US terrified its population about the evil Communists. Episodes #115 – #124.
Ho Chi Minh & Vietnam
The story of the early years of Ho Chi Minh and his fight for an indepedent Vietnam. Episodes #97 – #114.
The story of how and why the US developed and used the first atomic bombs. Episodes #69 – #87.
Truman & Potsdam
The story of how Truman ended up as President and his tough guy approach to dealing with Stalin. Episodes #62 – #68.
When Fidel Castro died, we did a short series pointing out the flaws and half-truths in the New York Times’ obituary. Episodes #29 – #32.
Socialism v Capitalism
An overview of socialism, capitalism and the economics of war. Episodes #7 – #13.