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    Soviet Internal Propaganda

    This CIA film from 1985 details what the agency argued was a vast system of indoctrination in the Soviet Union which discouraged individualism and encouraged passive acceptance of Kremlin rule…

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    Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech

    This eight-minute portion of a half-hour film produced in 2013 by the National Churchill Museum tells the story of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s March 5, 1946 “Sinews of Peace”…

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    Solzhenitsyn and American Culture

    Jessica Wilson, scholar in residence at the University of Dallas, talked about the late Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and his use of art to combat propaganda. This virtual event…

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    The Big Show in Bololand

    Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to…

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    Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, First Man in Space

    On April 12, 1961, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, securing a victory for the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War. A panel of scholars discussed the legacy of Mr.…

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    Soviet Spy Klaus Fuchs

    Nancy Thorndike Greenspan talked about her book, Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs, which looks at the life of the spy who gave the Soviets America’s plans for a plutonium bomb. The…

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    Moscow Strikes Back

    Originally a Soviet film on the World War II Battle of Moscow titled Rout of the German troops near Moscow, this English language version was widely distributed in American theaters.…

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    Churchill, Truman and the "Iron Curtain" Speech

    Author Candice Millard and Institute of Museum and Library Services Director Crosby Kemper III talked about Winston Churchill’s 1946 “Iron Curtain” speech with Washington Post columnist…

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    The U.S. Overseas Information Program

    This film produced at the height of the Cold War shows examples of Soviet anti-American propaganda, and outlines U.S. efforts to promote American values around the globe using radio, print,…

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    Communist Imperialism

    This Pepperdine College Cold War film documents Soviet territorial expansion between 1917 and 1962, and warns of the threat of international communism. Primarily focused on the increase of…

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    The Children and the Bear

    This animated anti-communist film tells the story of a bear, representing the Soviet Union. The bear eats children, who represent small communist nations, until some children band together…

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    Winston Churchill "Iron Curtain" Speech

    This is an audio recording of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s entire March 5, 1946 “Iron Curtain” speech, accompanied by still images and some brief motion picture segments. The…

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    American Women Visit the Soviet Union

    U.S. members of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom visit with Soviet women in Moscow and several other cities to promote peace and understanding in the midst of the Cold…

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    Reagan, Moscow and the 1980s Cold War

    Duke University History and Public Policy Professor Simon Miles participated in a discussion of his book, Engaging the Evil Empire: Washington, Moscow, and the Beginning of the End of the…

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    Midnight in Chernobyl

    Adam Higginbotham talked about his book, "Midnight in Chernobyl, about the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine. This virtual event was part of Norwich University’s Military Writers' Symposium[

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    Agent Sonya

    Military historian Ben Macintyre recalled the life of Soviet intelligence officer Ursula Bolton, who assumed a false identity in an English village in the years leading up to the Cold War…

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    Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg

    University of Wisconsin history professor Francine Hirsch argued that the Soviets were integral in the coordination of the Nuremberg trials, but were also considered to be duplicitous by…

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    President Trump Delivers Remarks on Bay of Pigs Remembrance

    President Trump delivered remarks honoring veterans of the Bay of Pigs invasion.

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    World War II Soviet Army

    Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in…

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    American Relief Administration and 1921-22 Soviet Famine

    Historian Douglas Smith gave an illustrated talk about his book: The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin. In 1921, millions of Soviet citizens faced…

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