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Course of Our Times, The; Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, The


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, The
Program Number

65

Series Description

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

Program Description

“1971 was one of the great turning points of modern times. It brought several diplomatic revolutions, the most significant being the reentry of Red China, with the sponsorship of the United States, into the concert of nations. The Soviet Union, stepping up its acrimonious attacks on Communist China that had now become its primary enemy , moved closer to the United States. The dangerous animosity between West Germany and the Soviet Union was softened by a series of conciliatory agreements. Great Britain took the plunge that brought her into the European Common Market as America relinquished its role as the world arbiter of fiscal policies. When the year ended most of the 1945 post war agreements had been repudiated and a new world, with revised priorities, rose out of the now obsolete commitments, restrictions, and alliances of the old.”

Duration

00:28:48

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF17AC2592564CD1A847A8FACE63AA75.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF17AC2592564CD1A847A8FACE63AA75>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF17AC2592564CD1A847A8FACE63AA75
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