BBC: The Lost World Of Communism

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The Lost World of Communism is a three part British documentary series which examines the legacy of Communism twenty years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall. Produced by Peter Molloy and Lucy Hetherington, the series takes a retrospective look at life behind the Iron Curtain between 1945 and 1989, focusing on three countries in the Eastern Bloc - East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Romania. Through film and television footage and the personal recollections of those who lived in these countries, the series offers a glimpse of what daily life was like during the years of Communist rule

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The Lost World of Communism is a three part British documentary series which examines the legacy of Communism twenty years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall. Produced by Peter Molloy and Lucy Hetherington, the series takes a retrospective look at life behind the Iron Curtain between 1945 and 1989, focusing on three countries in the Eastern Bloc - East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Romania. Through film and television footage and the personal recollections of those who lived in these countries, the series offers a glimpse of what daily life was like during the years of Communist rule

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The final programme in the series looks at communist Romania where Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu ran a personal dictatorship for nearly a quarter of a century. Romanians jokingly called it 'Socialism in One Family.' Abortion and contraception were banned as

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The final programme in the series looks at communist Romania where Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu ran a personal dictatorship for nearly a quarter of a century. Romanians jokingly called it 'Socialism in One Family.' Abortion and contraception were banned as
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In Czechoslovakia, attempts to reform communism were brutally crushed in an invasion by Warsaw Pact allies in 1968. Hard-line rule, known as 'normalisation', was reimposed, where reformers were removed, reforms reversed and history rewritten. The country

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In Czechoslovakia, attempts to reform communism were brutally crushed in an invasion by Warsaw Pact allies in 1968. Hard-line rule, known as 'normalisation', was reimposed, where reformers were removed, reforms reversed and history rewritten. The country

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