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'Road To Interdependence' History Of U.S. Foreign Relations Documentary (part 4/10)
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
Start of Korean War June 25, 1950. North Korean Army crosses the 38th parallel in an invasion of South Korea. United Nation UN Forces fighting in Korea. General Douglas MacArthur seated in a jeep. Tank passes sign that reads You Are Now Crossing 38th Parallel. U.S. paratroopers jumping from a plane. Shows Chinese Troops entering the battle in Korea. Signing of Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953.
Brief images of the Indochina War, French forces fight the communist Viet Minh. After the defeat of the French, Secretary John Foster Dulles organizes the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization SEATO. United States aid for developing countries.
LS, brief image of a Red military parade in Moscow. Death of Joseph Stalin, CU of Stalin's body in casket. Image of Khrushchev. Footage of Soviet tanks suppressing uprising revolution in Hungary. Crisis in Suez, Image of President of Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser and Khrushchev shaking hands.
Start of Space Age with launch of Russia's first satellite Sputnik 1on October 4, 1957. Start of space race between Russia Soviet Union and America. Khrushchev shown with President Dwight D. Eisenhower on visit to United States America. Image of Lockheed U-2 spy plane, nicknamed Dragon Lady in flight.