Video and Podcasts


A great podcast series is by American History Tellers called “Cold War.” This series started on January 3, 2018 and ended January 31, 2018. It can be found at Wondery and is also available in Apple Podcasts and other sources.

A great series of videos was made by CNN in the 1990s. Here are the videos that I’d like you to watch.

Cold War: Comrades, 1917 – 1945








Cold War: Iron Curtain, 1945 – 1947






Cold War: Marshall Plan, 1947 – 1952

Cold War: Reds, 1947 – 1953



Cold War: After Stalin, 1953 – 1956

Cold War: Sputnik





Cold War: The Wall, 1958 – 1963







Cold War: Red Spring (1960s)

Cold War: Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)




Cold War: Star Wars, 1981 -1988

Cold War: The Wall Comes Down, 1989


Anthems of 1989: Scorpions’ Winds of Change & Europe’s Final Countdown

President Obama Speaks in Plac Zamkowy, Warsaw,on “Freedom Day,” June 4, 2014


WWII from the US Perspective

The Human Cost of WWII

WWII Crash Course

How the WWII Map Changed