Untold History Of The United States, Part 1: World War II (Blu-ray)

Starring Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, Andre Sogliuzzo

By Warner Bros.

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"Untold History Of The United States, Part 1: World War II" - "Chapter 1: WWII" -This new one-hour series features human events that at the time went under-reported, but crucially shaped America's unique and complex history. The first chapter explores the birth of the American Empire by focusing on Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Through examination of key decisions during World War II, discover unsung heroes such as American Henry Wallace and explore the demonization of the Soviets. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone. "Chapter 2: Roosevelt, Truman And Wallace" -Highlights from the historical upset of Harry Truman replacing Henry Wallace as Roosevelt's vice president during his fourth term - this dramatic shift in leadership propelled the U.S. towards empire-building. Exploration of the relationship between the U.S. and the Soviet Union and the beginnings of the Cold War. The relationship between Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill are an integral part of postwar Europe's division at the Yalta conference. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone. "Chapter 3: The Bomb" -The strategies behind the U.S. atomic bombings of Japan are explored, as well as the new mythology that emerged from the war. The bombing haunted the Soviets and mistrust toward the Allies grew quickly. The consequences of beginning a process that could end life on the planet are examined. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.
• Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

Specifications+

BoxedSet
No
Cast
Oliver Stone, Alan Shearman, Jim Ward, Andre Sogliuzzo
English rating
PG
Format
Blu-ray
Franchise
N/A
Genre
Documentary
Language
English
Number of discs
1.0
Quebec rating
G
Release date
02/09/2014
Run time (minutes)
178.0
Studio
Warner Bros Entertainment
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired
SDH
Widescreen
Yes
Brand
Warner Bros.
Product Identifiers
Walmart Item #
30601958
SKU
6000196237849
UPC
88392935783

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