Cold War Documentaries & Media

Cold War Documentaries & Films 

The Atomic Café (1982) – seminal documentary about early atomic bomb culture
Unedited footage of the bombing of Nagasaki (silent & w/ annotations) – by Alex Wellerstein
Point of Order (1964) –documentary assembled from found footage about the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings 
In the Year of the Pig (1968) – found footage documentary about the Vietnam War 
Burp! Pepsi V. Coke in the Ice Cold War (1984)—lighthearted documentary looks at the role played by American soft drinks corporations in the Cold War
The Day After (1983) – TV movie depicting the aftermath of a nuclear attack on the United States 
1983: The Brink of Apocalypse (2008) – BBC Documentary about the US military’s Abel Archer 83 war games and how they almost sparked a nuclear war
The Star Dreamer (2002) – TV Documentary about Soviet science fiction film director Pavel Klushantsev
Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man (2006) – documentary about “the African Che,” Thomas Sankara, who briefly led a Marxist regime in Burkina Faso in the 1980s before his assassination
Interview With Muhammad Husayn Haykal (1972) – NBC journalist Edwin Neman interviews editor of Cairo newspaper El Ahram about the Arab-Israeli conflict
The Cape- 1963 (1963) – Air Force Missile Test Center film about Cape Canaveral and the early U.S. space program, with a heavy emphasis on rocket technology
Longines Chronoscope with Val Peterson (1950s) – multiple episode of TV news journal from the 1950s featuring many interviews with Cold War figures including senators John F. Kennedy and Joseph McCarthy, Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Harriman, rocket scientist Willy Ley, South Korean Foreign Minister Yung Tai Pyun, former First Lady and U.N. delegate Eleanor Roosevelt, and many more.
Cold War (1998) –multi-part CNN documentary about the Cold War, from 1945-1990s
Suez: A Very British Crisis (2006) – Multi-part BBC documentary / dramatization about the 1956 Suez Crisis
The Other Side of Suez (2003) BBC documentary about Suez crisis from the Egyptian and Russian Perspective.
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