Season 1, Episode 5 The '50s: Eisenhower, the Bomb & the Third World
First Aired: December 10, 2012
Despite Stalin's death, relations with the Soviet Union do not improve and the Cold War turns colder. Also: the H-bomb and the threat of nuclear annihilation are explored; the U.S. policy toward Third World nations is examined; and Eisenhower's impact as president is assessed.
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- Premiered: November 12, 2012
- Rating: None
- Premise: A review of pivotal but underreported events that shaped America's history during the 20th century. (more)