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The History of the Cold War Podcast

Dec 1, 2019

In this episode, we review the life of Kim Il Sung the leader of North Korea during the Cold War. We briefly examine his early life, his rise to power and the rule of his nation. 1946-1994

Nov 15, 2019

In this episode, we examine the life and the political career of Syngman Rhee the first president of South Korea. We look at his early life as a revolutionary, his political leadership of South Korea during the early Cold War and his fall from power in 1960.

Nov 1, 2019

In this episode, we chart the development of the two different Korean society after the Korean war from 1953-1960. We look at their political, economic and social development during the period and the contrast between the two societies.

Oct 15, 2019

Jeff interviews Micheal Reiter and John Murphy of the movie Agents Unknown. What was it like to make the film? What makes Agents Unknown different from other Vietnam era documentary films? What do the film makers hope to accomplish with this documentary? Mike and John discuss these questions and more. Get to know more...

Oct 1, 2019

Jeff and Dave discuss the American Korean War Film Pork Chop Hill directed by Lewis Milestone. The film focuses on the trench warfare in the later Korean War and gives Jeff a good backdrop to discuss that phase of the war.