Cold War

Season 1 Episode 24

Conclusions: 1989-1991

Aired Unknown May 09, 1999 on BBC Two



  • Trivia

    • Archival footage:
      -Nicolae Ceausescu: Bucharest meeting, and court martial.
      -Elena Ceausescu: court martial.
      -Mikhail Gorbachev: "we are a country of many nationalities", "who knows where it might lead", "unconstitutional coup", and "it's disgraceful" statements.
      -James Baker: 1990 "difficulty on the part of the Soviet Union" statement.
      -Eduard Shevardnadze: "a dictatorship is approaching" statement.
      -Jonathan Mann: "Mikhail Gorbachev is out of office" CNN newscast.
      -George H. Bush: statement about Gorbachev situation, and "that confrontation is now over" speech.
      -Boris Yeltsin: "let's stand firm", and "tricolor as the national flag" statements.
      -Gennadi Yenayev: Soviet State of Emergency statement.