Germany Today

This 1959 U.S. Army film details West Germany’s recovery following the destruction of World War II. Produced during the Cold War, the film looks at the… read more

Germany Today This 1959 U.S. Army film details West Germany’s recovery following the destruction of World War II. Produced during the Cold War, the film looks at the role of the U.S. Army in rebuilding the country and contrasts the story of a democratic and capitalist West Germany with a communist East Germany. The film also covers the Berlin airlift, and ends with a September 1959 visit to West Germany by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. This was an episode from the “Big Picture” television and film series produced by the U.S. Army between 1950 and 1971. close

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Germany Today

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Program ID:
416803-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Berlin, Germany
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2016 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 15, 2016 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 16, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2016 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2016 | 7:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 22, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3