The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the End of the Cold War: A Diplomat Looks Back, with Jack F. Matlock, Jr. (Conversations with History) - UCTV - University of California Television
The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the End of the Cold War: A Diplomat Looks Back, with Jack F. Matlock, Jr. (Conversations with History)
Premiere Date: 2/13/1997; 50 minutes


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In this edition, UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler talks with Ambassador Jack Matlock who served as the last U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union. Ambassador Matlock offers his reflections on the fall of the Soviet Union, the policies of the Reagan administration, and how students should prepare for the future. (#7980)

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K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 10

World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World

10.9 Students analyze the international developments in the post-World War II world.

7. Analyze the reasons for the collapse of the Soviet Union, including the weakness of the command economy, burdens of military commitments, and growing resistance to Soviet rule by dissidents in satellite states and the non-Russian Soviet republics.

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.9 Students analyze U.S. foreign policy since World War II.

5. Analyze the role of the Reagan administration and other factors in the victory of the West in the Cold War.

For more information, visit: California State Board of Education Content Standards

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