Cold War


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Interviewees discuss the Cold War (1947-1991) and its coverage on television.

Highlights
Lucy Jarvis on producing the documentary The Kremlin  for NBC News
04:24
Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow on arranging for Voice of America broadcasts on commercial stations during the Cuban Missile Crisis
05:48
Betty Cole Dukert on Meet the Press'  coverage of The Cold War
07:21
Sam Donaldson on how press access changed between the Vietnam and the Gulf Wars
01:26
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cold War in East Berlin
07:05
Max Schindler on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis for WRC and NBC
02:59
Who talked about this topic

Bob Banner

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Bob Banner on producing Peggy Fleming Visits the Soviet Union
05:43

Wade Bingham

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Wade Bingham on shooting a hydrogen bomb test
03:25
Wade Bingham on covering Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Indonesia in 1960
05:45
Wade Bingham on shooting an hydrogen bomb test for CBS News
06:43

Betty Cole Dukert

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Betty Cole Dukert on Meet the Press'  coverage of The Cold War
07:21
Betty Cole Dukert on Fidel Castro appearing on Meet the Press
02:44
Betty Cole Dukert on Anastas Mikoyan appearing on Meet the Press
05:30

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on covering the Soviet Union for CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, including a story where they explored what Russians were proud of
02:11

Reuven Frank

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Reuven Frank on erection of the Berlin Wall
08:11
Reuven Frank on the Cuban Missile Crisis
04:17
Reuven Frank on NBC's coverage of the Bay of Pigs invasion
01:33
Reuven Frank on the NBC News documentary The Tunnel
21:29

Murray Fromson

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Murray Fromson on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis for CBS News
01:49
Murray Fromson on going to Moscow to cover the Soviet Union for CBS News in 1972
02:45
Murray Fromson on what it was like to live in Moscow during the Cold War and to report for CBS News
03:12
Murray Fromson on a press conference with Leonid Brezhnev before his visit to the United States in 1973
04:02
Murray Fromson on the biggest stories he covered while he was in Moscow for CBS News
04:45

Lucy Jarvis

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Lucy Jarvis on producing a landmark series about the United States and the Soviet Union in the early 60s for The Nation's Future  featuring John Glenn and Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov
12:47
Lucy Jarvis on producing the documentary The Kremlin  for NBC News
04:24
Lucy Jarvis on the technical difficulties of filming inside the Kremlin and NBC destroying unused footage
02:33
Lucy Jarvis on her crew for The Kremlin  and it being NBC first major color broadcast
01:16
Lucy Jarvis on filming The Kremlin  during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962
07:33

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on covering the Belgian Congo Crisis
08:57
Robert MacNeil on covering the rise of The Berlin Wall
05:31
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis
08:35
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis
06:28
Robert MacNeil on covering the Cold War in East Berlin
07:05

Sig Mickelson

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Sig Mickelson on a dust up between CBS News and the Eisenhower White House over a scheduled interview with then-Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev
09:58

Newton N. Minow

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Former FCC Chairman Newton Minow on arranging for Voice of America broadcasts on commercial stations during the Cuban Missile Crisis
05:48

Bill Monroe

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Bill Monroe on covering the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis for NBC News
03:37

Ed Resnick

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Ed Resnick on shooting the atomic bomb tests in Las Vegas for KTLA
06:09
Ed Resnick on the logistics of shooting the atomic bomb tests, which were broadcast live on KTLA
06:12
Ed Resnick on the crew of KTLA's broadcast of the atomic bomb test
02:41

Max Schindler

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Max Schindler on covering the Cuban Missile Crisis for WRC and NBC
02:59

Robert Schuller

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Robert Schuller on Hour of Power  expanding into Russia and meeting Mikhail Gorbachev
05:38

Brandon Stoddard

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Brandon Stoddard on developing The Day After
16:38

Av Westin

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Av Westin on being in Berlin when the Berlin Wall went up
05:17
Av Westin on various major news events in his career
11:02

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