Watching Socialism: The Television Revolution in Eastern Europe is an exhibition co-curated by the Wende Museum and British scholars Sabina Mihelj and Susan Reid. Both the capitalist West and the communist East attempted to leverage TV as a medium that represented modernity and progress during the Cold War. While television was indeed a tool that promised to spread communist ideology, the reality was more complex.
I toured the exhibition with Anna Rose Canzano of the Wende as we discuss the exhibits and the impact of TV on life in the Eastern Bloc with some surprising discoveries.
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Back to today’s episode, we welcome Anna Rose Canzano of the Wende Museum to our Cold War Conversation
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