How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin

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This is the unknown story of how the Beatles inspired a revolution that helped to destroy the communist system. Leslie Woodhead first met the Beatles in 1962 when he worked on a film in the Liverpool Cavern Club before the world had heard of the Fab Four. Twenty-five years later, when Woodhead began to make films in the Soviet Union, he became aware of how the Beatles legend had soaked into the lives of a generation of Soviet kids -- even though they were barred from playing "Back in the USSR." Now he has been on a journey to meet the Soviet Beatles generation and to discover how the Fab Four changed their lives. Featuring a bizarre collection of Beatles tribute bands, the film tracks down the stories of how the Cold War was won with music as much as with nuclear missiles.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/9/2009
10 p.m.
11/10/2009
3 a.m.
6/27/2010
1 p.m.
6/28/2010
11 p.m.
6/30/2010
3 a.m.
10/4/2010
noon
11/24/2010
11 p.m.
3/22/2012
11 p.m.
10/23/2012
11 p.m.
9/10/2016
10 p.m.
9/11/2016
4 a.m.
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