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Cold War

Cine-East Film Club Presents #70: 1964, Dr Strangelove (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) (Stanley Kubrick)

November 30, 2016

General Jack D Ripper: ‘Mandrake, have you ever seen a commie drink a glass of water?’ Group Captain Mandrake: ‘Well, no, I can’t say that I have’ Three weeks after the US Presidential election, it is still hard to come to terms with the fact that the American electorate (or at least that part of […]

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Sportsnight #32: 1980, Lake Placid Winter Olympics, Ice Hockey – The Miracle On Ice

February 5, 2014

Good evening and welcome to the second of our Winter Olympics Sportsnight specials to coincide with the Sochi Winter Olympic Games which start tomorrow.  Tonight we are coming live from the Field House Hockey Arena for the banner event of the entire games, the showdown between the USA and the mighty Soviet Union Ice Hockey […]

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Sportsnight #23: 1972, Chess, The Match of the Century – Spassky vs Fischer

October 23, 2013

Good evening and welcome to Sportsnight from Reykjavik, Iceland where challenger Bobby Fischer is seeking to become the first American Chess World Champion since 1888. It is odd to think of it now – but there was hardly anything in the 45 years after the Second World War that was not seen through the prism […]

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