Life of Stalin 1: Birth of Stalin in Gori, Georgia, his parents and the first part of his youth in Gori and Tbilisi:
Life of Stalin 2: Considerations on the state of Russia at Stalin’s birth (1882), and the conditions vis-a-vis Europe – how socialism reached Georgia plus telling facts about Stalin’s education, exiles, flings and revolutionary activities:
Life of Stalin 3: Covering the period approximately 1900 to 1924. Stalin’s introduction to socialism, his relentless activity in the Caucasus, the multiple exiles in Northern Russia and Siberia, his marriages, his sons, in and out of marriage. The combination of circumstances that made the 1917 revolution successful. What Lenin saw in Stalin for the continuation of the revolution.)
Life of Stalin 4: Dedicated to the 1930s, perhaps the most controversial decade of the Soviet Union. This episode discusses briefly the most critical issues, collectivization, emphasis on heavy industry and the Ribbentrop-Molotov pact – inexplicable without realizing the background and the antecedents.
Life of Stalin 5: The conclusion of the life of an extraordinary character – extraordinary per se, and independently of ideological leanings. Includes the effect in the USSR of the explosions of the atomic bomb in Japan, the death of Stalin, the XXth Party Congress, the denunciation of the ‘Cult of Personality’ and the effect that this Congress had on the life and future of the USSR:
The History of US Imperialism – a 3 part video by Jimmie Moglia