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Course of Our Times, The; Sukarno And The Emergence Of Indonesia


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
Sukarno And The Emergence Of Indonesia
Program Number

49

Series Description

Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

Program Description

“Among the nations that emerged from the crucible of World War II was Indonesia, a congeries of three thousand islands that, after the war, had a population of more than ninety million. Indonesia, led by the emancipator Sukarno, professed nonalignment in the East m- West Cold War, but its Communist Party, encouraged by Soviet Russia and Red China, kept moving it into the Communist camp. But he moved too far too fast: he was overthrown in 1966 in an anti-Communist coup, under the leadership of Suharto, and the revolution brought the sixth largest nation in world back into the western camp.”

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Sukarno And The Emergence Of Indonesia,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6AD81B57E4D54898A488CC393C8D9995.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Sukarno And The Emergence Of Indonesia.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6AD81B57E4D54898A488CC393C8D9995>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Sukarno And The Emergence Of Indonesia. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6AD81B57E4D54898A488CC393C8D9995
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