Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
45/85: America and the World Since World War II is a four-volume collection chronicling the history of the United States from 1945 to 1985. The program details a wide array of events, from the end of World War II to the resolution of the Korean War, from the Kennedy era to Watergate, from Jimmy Carter's presidency to Ronald Reagan's reign. Ted Koppel hosts the series. This volume covers the years from 1953-1960.
events, post-war, President