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Communist Leaders(12 Photos)
During the 20th century, the worldwide spread of communism took many different forms under the direction of each country's leadership.
Cold War: American Leaders
Cold War: American Leaders(13 Photos)
From 1945 until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, U.S. presidents and politicians developed strategies to limit the spread of communism.
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The Cold War is over, but what it left behind may surprise you.
The Fall of the Soviet Union
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Trace the steps that led to the collapse of America's Cold War foe as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
Deconstructing History: Berlin Wall
Deconstructing History: Berlin WallVideo Clip (2:27)
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For 30 years, the Berlin Wall was the defining symbol of the Cold War, separating families and keeping the people from jobs and opportunity in the west.
The Road to War
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Over 25 years, the Vietnam conflict escalated from an attempt to stop the spread of communism into a full-scale war.
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