A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
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Kenneth Branagh ...  Narrator 24 episodes, 1998
Anatoli Dobrynin Anatoli Dobrynin ...  Himself 10 episodes, 1998
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

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1998 (USA) See more »

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Narrator: Britain's prime minister, Neville Chamberlain, trusted Hitler would listen to reason.
Neville Chamberlain: When I was a little boy, I used to repeat, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again."
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It may be the best documentary I've ever viewed!
14 September 2002 | by JakerooSee all my reviews

It certainly is the best on the subject. Interspersing newsreels and film with interviews of participants ranging from Gorbachev to Castro to Carter is extremely effective. Even McNamara is in it giving his views on many aspects of the Cold War. How ironic to call it "cold" when it was very HOT in so many places around the world! If you have any interest in world developments since WWII, you will not be disappointed by this documentary. After watching 1120 minutes of it, I hated for it to end.


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