The GREAT BELIEF OF THE CENTURY is the epic of the twentieth century that is Communism - 2 DVDs, four episodes of 60 minutes each, a fresco pulled from the American, Russian, Chinese and European archives, an international team of historians and the narration of two journalists, experts in history and geopolitics : Patrick Rotman and Patrick Barberis.
1) Utopia in Power (1917-1928) This volume covers 1900 to 1928, a period which saw the death of Lenin, the creation of the KGB and the coming to power of Stalin.
2) The Two Faces of Communism (1929-1939) This episode includes Stalin's purge, Communism the defender of democracy, the great famine of the Ukraine and the Spanish civil war.
3) The Peak Years (1940-1953) This episode includes the defeat of Germany, the take over of Eastern Europe, the Korean War and the Cold War.
4) End Without End (1953-1999) This episode includes Stalin's death and Krushchev taking power, uprisings crushed in East Germany and Hungary, the propaganda of the space race, Castro taking over Cuba, Vietnam, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the unleashing of freedom, the remnants of a discredited philosophy.
Director : Patrick BARBERIS Authors : Patrick BARBERIS - Bernard GUETTA - Patrick ROTMAN
French and English versions available. Colour, B&W, 2 DVDs 4 x 52 mins.
Price includes educational license.
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