Eisenhower's Secret War
|Part One: The Lure of the PresidencyRunning Time: 0:57:00|
From 1950 - 1953 Americans were unsettled by the specter of communism and the Korean War so in the Presidential election of 1952 they looked to America's most famous war hero, General Dwight Eisenhower to secure the U.S. against communism and the Soviet menace. Produced with interviews and footage of Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Citizens for Eisenhower, Walter Cronkite and John Eisenhower.
|Part Two: Building Weapons, Talking PeaceRunning Time: 0:57:00|
From 1953 - 1961, President Eisenhower led the U.S. in a cold war with the Soviet Union - an ideological struggle of democracy versus communism, which teetered on the brink of nuclear annihilation. Produced with interviews and footage of John Eisenhower, Bernard A. Schriever, James Reston, Georgi Kornienko, Richard Nixon, Dr. Joseph Charyk, Christian Pineau, General Andrew Goodpastor and Alexei Adzhubei.
|Subjects||History, American History, Military History, World History, Political Science, U.S. Government|
|Produced By||Starbright Media|
|Copyright||©2014 Starbright Media|
|Grade Levels||10th Grade through Post Secondary|
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