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Untold History of the United States

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Episode Guide

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Air Date
10.
Reagan, Gorbachev & Third World: Revival of Fortune
A look at Carter's dreams of change giving way to Ronald Reagan; new commitment to war; splitting of U.S. economy; Third World cruelty; Gorbachev redeems Reagan and fresh opportunities... Full summary
12-31-2012
9.
Vietnam, LBJ, Nixon & Third World: Reversal of Fortune
A look at Cataclysm in Vietnam; removal of Third World leaders; U.S. civil war at home; the betrayal by Richard Nixon; directed by Oliver Stone.
12-24-2012
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JFK, Khrushchev & The Bomb: To the Brink
A focus on John F. Kennedy; the Bay of Pigs; the brink of total war during Berlin Wall and Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK is... Full summary
12-17-2012
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The '50s: Eisenhower, the Bomb & the Third World
Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles replace Truman; Stalin dies, but relations with Soviet Union turn colder; the H-bomb and the doctrine of nuclear annihilation is explored, as is the... Full summary
12-10-2012
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Cold War: Truman, Wallace, Stalin, Churchill & The Bomb
Specific month-by-month causes of the Cold War emerge and it is unclear who started it; an illustration of Churchill's Iron Curtain speech, the civil war in Greece and the Red Scare... Full summary
12-03-2012
5.
The Bomb
The strategies behind the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan as well as the new mythology that emerges from the War; the bombing haunts the Soviets and the mistrust towards the Allies grows... Full summary
11-26-2012
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Roosevelt, Truman & Wallace
A look at the historical upset of Harry Truman replacing Henry Wallace as Roosevelt's Vice President in his fourth term as President. This dramatic shift in leadership propels the... Full summary
11-19-2012
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World War Two
A look at human events that at the time of World War II went under-reported, but crucially shaped America's unique and complex history, including the birth of the American Empire;... Full summary
11-12-2012
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