Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1947â€“1990). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K.. It was narrated by Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived through the conflict. The complete Cold War series was released on VHS in the U.S. and the U.K., but has not been reissued.
Episode 1 of the Cold War Series, covering the origings of the tentions between the capitalist west and the communist Sovjet Union. Starting with revolution of 1917 followed by the events of WW II, which outcome brought the Red Army into eastern Europe.