The Italian conspiracy: the Years of Lead

Synopsis

Assassinations, kidnappings, terrorism… In the midst of the Cold War, a “strategy of tension” blocked the way for the communists in a country that was strategically key for the United States. Corrupt secret services, rebel soldiers, dirty politicians, the mafia… an investigation into 12 years of manipulations in the Italian peninsula. Twelve years of violence and covert actions: the “Years of Lead”. A low-intensity civil war.

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  • Genre: History
  • Length: 52 min
  • Director: Nicolas Glimois
  • Producer: Arnaud Hamelin
  • Broadcaster: France 5