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The Big Picture. World Trouble Spots

Author: Films Media Group,; National Archives and Records Service.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : National Archives and Records Service, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2008] 2012. ©2008
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series provides a grim kaleidoscope of world trouble spots: the Berlin Wall, Laos, South Vietnam, and Cuba. Scenes of this video from the National Archives and Records Administration document Red China as it crushed a revolt in Tibet, then attacked a militarily weak India; Cuban freedom fighters as they attempted to retake their homeland and met disaster;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; National Archives and Records Service.
OCLC Number: 959527301
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by National Archives and Records Service, 2008.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 31, 2012.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 16, 2016).
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (27 min., 56 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Cold War Hotspots (4:33) --
Unconventional Wars (2:41) --
U.S. Military Strength (1:39) --
Southeast Asia Communist Threat (1:48) --
Cuba's Communist Regime (disturbing) (2:00) --
Berlin Tensions (1:43) --
Increasing Cold War Tensions (1:00) --
Berlin Wall (1:22) --
Berlin Wall Crisis (3:08) --
Countering Viet Cong Aggression (1:13) --
Uncertainty in Southeast Asia (1:27) --
Cuban Missile Crisis (5:01) --
Credits: The Big Picture: World Trouble Spots (0:16).
Other Titles: World Trouble Spots
Responsibility: National Archives and Records Service.

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This episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series provides a grim kaleidoscope of world trouble spots: the Berlin Wall, Laos, South Vietnam, and Cuba. Scenes of this video from the National Archives and Records Administration document Red China as it crushed a revolt in Tibet, then attacked a militarily weak India; Cuban freedom fighters as they attempted to retake their homeland and met disaster; Russian missiles discovered in Cuba; and President John Kennedy's ultimatum to Nikita Khruschev.

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