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'Road To Interdependence' History Of U.S. Foreign Relations Documentary (part 5/10)
Compilation of major World events and Politics as WWII ends and the Cold War between Democracy and Communism as Communists annex a large swath of Europe, NATO is formed in response, war by proxy erupts in China, Korea, Vietnam and Africa, the death of Joseph Stalin, the Space Race begins with Sputnik, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the death of President John F. Kennedy, the Vietnam War, the Fall of Saigon, war in the Middle East and the OPEC oil embargo
Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev disrupts U.N. meeting. Khrushchev, with Russian delegation, pounding on table at United Nations meeting - Khrushchev pounding table with his fists.
America effort to overthrow Fidel Castro. CU of Fidel Castro. Scene of burning boat depicts failure at Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba by Cuban exiles. Gorbachev and President Kennedy in Vienna. Brief image of the construction on the Berlin Wall. Woman hanging from window of building in East Berlin and dropped to friends below while trying to escape from East Berlin.
Cuban missile crisis 1962. President John F. Kennedy announces a quarantine of the shipment of all offensive military equipment to Cuba. U.S. war ships and Russian cargo ship.
The signing of the Limited Test Ban Treaty LTBT between the U.S., Soviet Union Russia, and the United Kingdom prohibiting all test detonation of nuclear weapons above ground in 1963.
Flag-draped casket of President John F. Kennedy. Image of Robert F. Kennedy talking to campaign workers at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California just minutes before he was shot on June 5, 1968.
Scenes of the Vietnam War. Soldiers, tank, and helicopter footage. Wounded U.S. soldier carried by other soldiers. Several captured vietcong blindfolded and tied. Air strikes by U.S. aircraft in Vietnam.
Scenes of Vietnam War protestors burning American dollar bills. Demonstrators are dragged away by police. CU of Secretary of State Dean Rusk.