Television Event

History The Cold War Documentary

This documentary views the climax of the Cold War through the lens of the television network that produced America’s most watched made-for-TV-movie, THE DAY AFTER (1983). With irreverent humor and sobering apocalyptic vision, it reveals how a commercial broadcaster seized a moment of unprecedented television viewership, made an emotional connection with an audience, and forced an urgent conversation with the US President on his policy towards nuclear proliferation.

  • Year:
    2020
  • Runtime:
    91 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    United States
  • Director:
    Jeff Daniels
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