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The Age of Uncertainty


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A 13-part personal view by John Kenneth Galbraith of the rise and crisis of Industrial Society.
5: Lenin and the Great 'Ungluing.
1 The great discovery of World War I was not of the weakness of the old ruling structure, of the union of the traditional ruling classes and the new capitalist power. The discovery was of its almost incredible strength.'
Lenin spent most of the Great War exiled in Switzerland. He hoped that the soldiers in the trenches would act on his advice, turn against their leaders, -and achieve a world revolution.
A- revolution did come, but Lenin nearly missed his chance to be part of it.
Film cameramen
Film editor JIM LATHAM
Executive producer ADRIAN MALONE


Unknown: John Kenneth Galbraith
Unknown: Phil Meheux
Unknown: Henry Farrar
Editor: Jim Latham
Producer: Dick Gilling
Producer: Adrian Malone

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