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1 :01x01 - World War II

Nov/12/2012
The director examines archive material to chronicle the most significant events in recent US history, beginning with the Second World War and the birth of the American Empire. Stone looks at the relationship between US president Franklin D Roosevelt, British prime minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, exploring key decisions during the conflict and uncovering the roots of the demonisation of the USSR.


Source: Sky Atlantic

2 :01x02 - Roosevelt, Truman & Wallace

Nov/19/2012
The director explores the political upset and historical impact of Harry S Truman replacing Henry Wallace as Franklin D Roosevelt's vice-presidential candidate in 1944. Stone then examines the relationships between Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill and the part they played in post-war Europe's division at the Yalta Conference, where the three Allied leaders planned the final defeat and occupation of Nazi Germany.


Source: Sky Atlantic

3 :01x03 - The Bomb

Nov/26/2012
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. The consequences of beginning a process that could end life on the planet are examined. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV

4 :01x04 - The Cold War: 1945–1950

Dec/03/2012
As the Cold War intensifies, Winston Churchill makes his Iron Curtain speech, civil war erupts in Greece and the Red Scare ushers in McCarthyism.

Source: Showtime

5 :01x05 - The '50s: Eisenhower, The Bomb & The Third World

Dec/10/2012
Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles replace Truman. Stalin dies but relations with the Soviet Union turn colder. The H-bomb and the doctrine of nuclear annihilation are explored, as are the Korean War and U.S. rearmament. McCarthyism grows and so does the ruthlessness of U.S. policy towards a Third World. Eisenhower emerges as a game changer. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV

6 :01x06 - JFK: To The Brink

Dec/17/2012
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. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV

8 :01x08 - Reagan, Gorbachev & Third World: Rise Of The Right

Dec/31/2012
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. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV

9 :01x09 - Bush & Clinton: Squandered Peace – New World Order

Jan/07/2013
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. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV

10 :01x10 - Bush & Obama: Age of Terror

Jan/14/2013
The meaning of events up to today. Obama and the destiny of the American Empire. Directed and narrated by Oliver Stone.

Source: SHOWTIME TV
Warning: Oliver Stone's Secret History of America guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Drama | Educational | Family | History
Status: Ended
Network: SHOWTIME ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: November 12, 2012
Ended: January 14, 2013
Episode Order: 10
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