The Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968 provides a case study in Soviet imperialism. The program follows as Alexander Dubcek relaxes control, reduces police power, permits criticism of the government and the organization of alternative political parties; then shows the sudden about-face with the Soviet led the invasion and subjugation of Czechoslovakia.
A collection of documentary, newsreel and feature films from Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, East European, and Latin American filmmakers. Ranging from the early 20th century to the 1980s, material encapsulates the themes of war, revolution, news, current affairs, culture and society.
This collection was put together by the British communist Stanley Forman in the years after the Second World War. This is a resource for the study of propaganda, communism, the Cold War era and its conflicts, and the Soviet Union.