Synopsis by Sean Hurley
From producers BBC/Time Life, the Europe the Mighty Continent series explores the immense changes that have taken place on the European continent over the last century. The programs are given a voice by Peter Ustinov and historian Jonathon Terrine. In Europe the Mighty Continent: Aftermath -- How the Mighty Have Fallen the series looks at the erection of the Iron Curtain and the Truman Doctrine which stood in opposition to the spreading communism. Also examined is the Berlin Blockade which brought the world to the edge of nuclear destruction.