The Untold History of the United States (2012)

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Released: 12 November 2012 (USA)

Runtime: 58 Min

Genres: Documentary | History | War

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Actors: Oliver Stone , Alan Shearman , Jim Ward

Country: USA

Language: English

Oliver Stone’s re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

 

A 750 page companion book was written by Stone and Kuznick that delves further into the main players, events, locations and the how and why of the events preceding and following the Cold War.
The documentary’s near non existent interviews with “talking head” pays homage to The World at War, the famed British television series that emphasized narration and archival footage instead of the usual interviews with officials retelling the story. This allows for the audience to follow the story without it getting ahead of them.

Unlike most series, the prologue is actually the last section of the series. The two part prologue is titled Chapter A World War I, the Russian Revolution and Woodrow Wilson and B 1920-1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin.

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Oliver Stone’s re-examination of under-reported events in American history.

The original script was meant to be a short film on the history of U.S. foreign policy. However, as Stone and Kuznick researched and expanded on the multiple themes and topics, the series developed.

 

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