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Pandora's Box

politics society cold war scientific study miniseries economics technocracy rationalism

Pandora's Box

First Air Date: June 11, 1992

First Aired on    :   1992
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Adam Curtis
Networks    :   BBC Two
Genres    :   Documentary
Seasons/Episodes    :   6 episodes in 1 Seasons

Pandora's Box is a six-part 1992 BBC documentary television series which examines the consequences of political and technocratic rationalism. The episodes deal, in order, with communism in The Soviet Union, systems analysis and game theory during the Cold War, economy in the United Kingdom during the 1970s, the insecticide DDT, Kwame Nkrumah's leadership in Ghana during the 1950s and 1960s and the history of nuclear power.


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Season 1 (1992)

6 episodes

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