An explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 threatens unthinkable horror. The reactor meltdown provides the backdrop, but the real story is the Soviet government's attempt to minimize the disaster. And how a few brave scientists and government officials try to avert catastrophe.
A sociopolitical historical documentary-thriller about the international decline of communism and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense under President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara.
Point of Order is compiled from TV footage of the 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings, in which the Army accused Senator McCarthy of improperly pressuring the Army for special privileges for Private David Schine, formerly of McCarthy's investigative staff. McCarthy accused the Army of holding Schine hostage to keep him from searching for Communists in the Army. These hearings resulted in McCarthy's eventual censure for conduct unbecoming a senator.
The documentary analyzes a dark period in Hollywood's history due to the Red Scare of the 1940's and 1950's, when actors, writers and directors were persecuted and investigated by the House of Un-American Activities Committee after being considered suspects of committing Anti-American acts by preaching the Communism in their films and television shows.