Cold War Videos

Former allies, America and the USSR fought a "Cold War" after the end of WWII. In 1962, their disagreements nearly caused a nuclear catastrophe. This collection explores the far-reaching impact of their disputes and rivalries.

In 1951, the U.S. government commissioned a movie which explains the dangers of atomic warfare and its aftermath.

Bad Blood: The Border War that Triggered the Civil War is a co-production of KCPT Kansas City Public Television and Wide Awake Films.

The Bag of Pigs invasion - known as "A Perfect Failure" - may seem foolhardy today, but it must be viewed in its historical context.

It is said that when Beethovens Ninth Symphony premiered in Vienna (on the 7th of May, 1824), the deaf maestro kept conducting even after the audience...

Continuation of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, performed by the Bavarian Broadcast Symphony Orchestra (with other leading musicians from Europe, America ...

On November 9, 1989 - fifty-one years to the day that Nazi troops began a violent rampage against Jewish businesses and synagogues, known as Kristalln...

Navy Commander Jeremiah Denison lets the world know about torture in a POW prison during his May, 1966 interview when he answers questions one way (wi...

One of the trailers for "Bridge of Spies," a Steven Spielberg film starring Tom Hanks (as James Donovan) and Mark Rylance (as Rudolf Abel).

Soon after the end of World War II, another conflict threatened to erupt in Europe.

WARNING: THIS CLIP INCLUDES AN EXECUTION SCENE WHICH TOOK PLACE DURING THE CUBAN REVOLUTION.

The Bay of Pigs fueled Castro's worry of an American invasion and his desire for missiles from the Soviet Union.

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