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The Spies of The Cold War | Secrets and Espionage

The Cold War was in many ways defined by the obsession with secrets. It's an ideology that still resides within us, many years after the end of the war. Capturing your opponent's information gave you power. High altitude spy planes and space satellites created a new way to observe military maneuverers and state secrets. The emergence of computers forever changed the way we live our lives.

Cold War: The Tech Race tells the story of the war's most influential front: the race for scientific supremacy. It was a war that brought the world to the brink of destruction.


Through a mix of expert interview, revelatory archival footage, and enlightening graphics that breathe life into evolving technologies, we reveal the true story of these science and engineering wonders: from Cold War origins to now.

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