The Cold War Part 1: Secrets and Lies *RERUN
This documentary will shed light on the clandestine wars fought between the US and the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Rarely seen footage will show East Germany's secret police searching a citizen's home for evidence of contact with the west. In the United States, "McCarthyism" had begun to escalate. Ronald Reagan, an actor who would later become president, served as a spy for the FBI in Hollywood. The CIA secretly made plans to overthrow various third-world regimes. One of their first targets was Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh. Recently gathered footage provides a unique view of the events that led to his downfall.