Untold History of the United States

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  • Season 1
    • 11/12/12
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      Homeland Security, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and a worldwide global Security State. The cannibalization of the U.S. economy continues. Obama and the destiny of the American Empire. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • Russia introduced to American Capitalism. U.S. goes to war in Middle East. New World Order shaped. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • Carter's dreams of change give way to Ronald Reagan’s secret wars in Afghanistan and Central America. Gorbachev emerges. Fresh opportunities for peace arise. The debate over Reagan's legacy. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • Cataclysm in Vietnam as the war reaches a turning point - there's no going back. The betrayal by Richard Nixon. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • 11/12/12
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      JFK and the Bay of Pigs; on the brink of total war during Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK's attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK assassinated. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles replace Truman. Stalin dies but relations with the Soviet Union turn colder. The H-bomb and the doctrine of nuclear annihilation are explored, as are the Korean War and U.S. rearmament. McCarthyism grows and so does the ruthlessness of U.S. policy towards the Third World. Eisenhower emerges as a game changer. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.moreless
    • 11/12/12
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      The equation changes—specific month-by-month causes of the Cold War. Highlights include Churchill's Iron Curtain speech, the civil war in Greece and the Red Scare that prompts the rise of Joseph McCarthy, the House Un-American Activities Committee and the FBI. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
    • The Bomb
      Episode 3
      11/12/12
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      The strategies behind the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan are explored as well as the new mythology that emerged from the war. The bombing haunted the Soviets and mistrust towards the Allies grew quickly. The consequences of beginning a process that could end life on the planet are examined. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.moreless
    • 11/12/12
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      Highlights from the historical upset of Harry Truman replacing Henry Wallace as Roosevelt's Vice President during his fourth term - this dramatic shift in leadership propelled the US towards empire building. Exploration of the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union and the beginnings of the Cold War. The relationships between Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill are an integral part of post-war Europe's division at the Yalta conference. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.moreless
    • World War Two
      Episode 1
      11/12/12
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      Narrated by Oliver Stone, this new one-hour series features human events that at the time went under reported, but crucially shaped America's unique and complex history. The first chapter explores the birth of the American Empire by focusing on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Through examination of key decisions during World War II, discover unsung heroes such as American Henry Wallace and explore the demonization of the Soviets. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.moreless