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Course of Our Times, The; Ordeal Of Greece And Cyprus, The


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
Ordeal Of Greece And Cyprus, The
Program Number

48

Series Description

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

Program Description

“After World War II there was virtual civil war in Greece which ended only when Tito broke with Soviets Union and withdrew his support of insurgent Greek Communists. The following decade of reconstruction and social reform on the Greek mainland was jeopardized by the highly emotional problem on the island of Cyprus, a British colonial possession, where a Turkish minority opposed union with Greece. The civil disorders and guerilla warfare dominated the headlines for years, until a compromise was effected: Cyprus became a republic within the British Commonwealth, and the Greeks and Turks developed a joint cabinet approach to government.”

Duration

00:32:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Ordeal Of Greece And Cyprus, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_989769C839F94CF18421B1BA4CFB774B.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Ordeal Of Greece And Cyprus, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_989769C839F94CF18421B1BA4CFB774B>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Ordeal Of Greece And Cyprus, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_989769C839F94CF18421B1BA4CFB774B
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