The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

  1. E01: World War II | 59:09
    New series features events that at the time went under reported, but shaped America's history. The first chapter explores the birth of the American Empire by focusing on FDR, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin.
  2. E02: Roosevelt, Truman, & Wallace | 59:09
    Historical upset of Harry Truman replacing Henry Wallace as Roosevelt's Vice President. Exploration of the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union and the beginnings of the Cold War.
  3. E03: The Bomb | 59:09
    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 towards the Allies grew quickly.
  4. E04: The Cold War: 1945-1950 | 59:09
    The equation changes: specific month-by-month causes of the Cold War emerge and it is not entirely clear who started it.
  5. E05: The '50s: Eisenhower, The Bomb & The Third World | 59:09
    Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles replace Truman. Stalin dies but relations with the Soviet Union turn colder.
  6. E06: JFK: To The Brink | 59:09
    JFK and the Bay of Pigs; on the brink of total war during Cuban Missile Crisis; early Vietnam; JFK's attempts at peace with Khrushchev; JFK assassinated.
  7. E07: Johnson, Nixon & Vietnam: Reversal Of Fortune | 59:09
    Cataclysm in Vietnam as the war reaches a turning point - there's no going back. The betrayal by Richard Nixon.
  8. E08: Reagan Gorbachev & Third World-Rise of the Right | 59:09
    Carter's dreams of change give way to Ronald Reagan. Gorbachev redeems Reagan and fresh opportunities for peace arise. The debate over Reagan's legacy.
  9. E09: Bush & Clinton: Squandered Peace-New World Order | 59:09
    George W. Bush's doctrine of endless war in Iraq and Afghanistan and the continued cannibalization of the U.S. economy. Squandered chances given by the end of the Cold War. A new USA, the National Security Fortress.
  10. E10: Bush & Obama - Age of Terror | 59:09
    The meaning of events up to today. Obama and the destiny of the American Empire.