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Crash course world history. Season 1, Episode 39, USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War

Title
Crash course world history. Season 1, Episode 39, USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War / directed by Stan Muller ; produced by Stan Muller.
Publication
[Place of publication not identified] : Crash course world history, 2020.
Physical Description
1 online resource (12 minutes)
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Notes
Title from resource description page (viewed January 20, 2022).
In English.
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Summary
In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, which was occasionally hot, but on average, it was just cool. In the sense of its temperature. It was by no means cool, man. After World War II, there were basically two big geopolitical powers left to divide up the world. And divide they did. The United States and the Soviet Union divvied up Europe in the aftermath of the war, and then proceeded to spend the next 45 years fighting over the rest of the world. It was the great ideological struggle, with the US on the side of capitalism and profit, and the USSR pushing Communism, so-called. While both sides presented themselves as the good guy in this situation, the reality is that there are no good guys. Both parties to the Cold War engaged in forcible regime changes, built up vast nuclear arsenals, and basically got up to dirty tricks.
Variant and related titles
USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
ASP-AVON OCLC KB.
Format
Images / Online / Video & Film
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 28, 2022
Genre/Form
Educational films.
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