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Eastern Europe : 1953-1991 / Gaumont.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorGaumont.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1991.
Description1 streaming video file (59 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title 1953-1991
Series Eastern Europe: Political Powder Keg
Eastern Europe (New York, N.Y.) UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Europe's Struggle against Communism (0:55) -- Sponsors: Eastern Europe: 1953-1991 (0:59) -- Warsaw Pact (0:58) -- Austrian Peace Treaty (0:50) -- New Soviet Approach (1:15) -- Polish Socialism (1:20) -- Hungarian Revolution (3:48) -- Soviet Military Occupation (0:43) -- Berlin Wall Construction (1:55) -- Romanian Socialism (2:37) -- Bulgarian Socialism (1:10) -- Yugoslavian Socialism (2:00) -- Czechoslovakian Socialism (1:46) -- Prague Spring (6:44) -- Polish Youth Revolt (2:10) -- Polish Worker's Revolt (4:09) -- Hungarian Socialism (0:41) -- Helsinki Conference (0:56) -- Polish Labor Reforms (3:16) -- Resisting Democratic Reforms (2:45) -- End of Polish Socialism (0:58) -- Berlin Wall Falls (2:59) -- Velvet Revolution (1:38) -- Romanian Revolution (Graphic) (5:14) -- End of Hungarian Communism (1:08) -- End of Bulgarian Socialism (0:43) -- Poland's Democracy (0:53) -- Albania's Democracy (0:42) -- Yugoslavian Power Struggle (1:52) -- European Communism Falls (0:30) -- Credits: Eastern Europe: 1953-1991 (1:04)
Abstract This program begins with the death of Stalin, which precipitated a rash of political intrigues in the Balkans, and ends with the fall of Communism. Topics include the rise of Nikita Khrushchev; the 1956 Polish Workers Revolt; the liberation of Cardinal Wyszynski; the Hungarian Revolt; the rise of Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania; Tito's socialism; the Czechoslovakian Revolution; the death of Tito; the Helsinki Conference; Lech Walesa and the Polish miners' strike; Gorbachev and perestroika; and the rise of democracy.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 18, 2013.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Gaumont, 1991.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number7559s Films Media Group
Publisher number7562 Films Media Group

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