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The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in bi-monthly instalments on the first and fifteenth. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join us on this incredible journey as we reexamine the Cold War in light of new facts and new perspectives.

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The History of the Cold War Podcast The History of the Cold War Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 52 Ratings

The History of the Cold War Podcast will cover the Cold War from the period of roughly 1945 to 1991 and the fall of the Soviet Union in bi-monthly instalments on the first and fifteenth. This Podcast will examine the Cold War from a number of different perspectives including political, diplomatic, cultural, ideological etc. This series is intended to be a grand narrative of the conflict exploring it from its early origins to its final moments and its effects on the world today. Please join us on this incredible journey as we reexamine the Cold War in light of new facts and new perspectives.

Website: http://www.historyofthecoldwarpodcast.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coldwarpodcast/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ColdWarPodcast

    Episode 81 - McCarthyism And The Major Trials Of The Period

    Episode 81 - McCarthyism And The Major Trials Of The Period

    In this episode, we examine two of the major trials of the period the Hiss hearings and trials and that of the Rosenbergs.

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    • 25 min
    Episode 80 - The Role Of Civil Society In Shaping McCarthyism

    Episode 80 - The Role Of Civil Society In Shaping McCarthyism

    In this episode we examine the role that civil society took in shaping McCarthyism. Examining how it affected peoples day to day lives and the social institutions behind the movement.

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    • 23 min
    Episode 79 - The Role Of Government In Shaping McCarthyism

    Episode 79 - The Role Of Government In Shaping McCarthyism

    In this episode, we look at the role of the American government both at the federal and local levels in shaping McCarthyism.

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    • 35 min
    Episode 78 - The Second Red Scare And The American Communist Party

    Episode 78 - The Second Red Scare And The American Communist Party

    In this episode, we examine the growth of Marxist parties in the United States and the role these parties played in the early Cold War and the US government's crackdown on the American Communist party during McCarthyism.

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    • 52 min
    Episode 77 - McCarthyism And The Second Red Scare

    Episode 77 - McCarthyism And The Second Red Scare

    In this episode, we outline Mccarthyism, talking about the movement's major players, events and consequences for the Cold War and the United States specifically.

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    • 20 min
    Episode 76 - Tibet - The Struggle For Heaven

    Episode 76 - Tibet - The Struggle For Heaven

    In this episode, we explore the complex and fascinating history of Tibet in the early Cold War. We explore China's history with Tibet and its desire to incorporate Tibet into China. We also examine India's complex relationship with China over Tibet and the CIA's attempt to build an insurgency in the region.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

LargeNick ,

Very informative

Great summary of many details of a fascinating period in history.
What is the amazing theme music?

tango833 ,

Great podcast

Have been listening for a year now here and there. This podcast has been great to fill the time, the Cold War is one of my favourite periods of history and this podcast is full of great info and facts.

Mickey661616 ,

Incredible podcast

This is my new favourite podcast. Not a big fan of the movie reviews, but I started listening because I was researching the Korean War, but through this discovered I was missing so much more.

100% recommended.

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