Love, Hate and Propaganda II: The Cold War

After World War II, two powerful blocs, a democratic and capitalist West led by the United States and a communist world dominated by the Soviet Union faced each other. Each side claimed the other was an implacable ideological foe bent on the destruction of their way of life. This battle would never produce direct armed confrontation between the two countries, but it mobilized minds as never before.

In the long psychological battle of the Cold War, discover how governments and the industries of persuasion — marketing, advertising and public relations — moulded the way we see the world today. .

  • 2014
  • 13-14
  • 4 Titles

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Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: Cracks in the Wall (Part 3 of 4)

Berlin becomes the Cold War under a microscope - East and West in close quarters battle about ideology, but it’s also a contest about who has the best music. In the hope of eclipsing the popularity of Western rock stars, East German authorities manufacture their own pop star. Frank Schöbel can’t compete with the appeal of the Beatles or the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:42:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: In the Shadow of Fear (Part 1 of 4)

Short-lived alliances end as wartime allies become enemies once again. Soviet leader Joseph Stalin tries to build an image as the sole conqueror of the Second World War and Father of his people - with a little help from the movies. The fledgling CIA with novice agent Mark Wyatt will pull strings as the United States tries to thwart the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: Turning Up the Heat (Part 2 of 4)

In the Soviet Union, the death of Stalin brings hope for more peaceful times. His successor Nikita Khrushchev brings a more jovial face to the Soviet dictatorship, and he tries to revamp the country’s image by hosting a huge party for the World’s youth. But he shows his true colours with the hard-handed repression of reform in Hungary. The Americans ...
  • 2011
  • 00:42:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Love, Hate and Propaganda, The Cold War: War of Words (Part 4 of 4)

In the 1980s, three men – three new voices – speak out and change the rules of the Cold War. American president Ronald Reagan, a staunch anti-communist, turns up the heat on the Soviets with a bold challenge to tear down the Berlin Wall. His words will resonate around the world. A Polish pope, John Paul II, will have a ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013