Cold War

Season 1 Episode 18

Backyard, 1954-90

Aired Unknown Sep 27, 2014 on BBC Two
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Backyard, 1954-90
"Backyard" (1954-90) charts U.S. efforts to stave off Communist threats---real and perceived---in Latin America. Interviewed: Fidel Castro; former Nicaraguan leaders Daniel Ortega and Violetta Chamorro; and CIA veteran Howard Hunt, who recalls the agency's strategy in Guatemala in 1954: "What we wanted to do was have a terror campaign." Kenneth Branagh narrates.moreless

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