Book Discussion on The Fall of the Red Star

Mrs. Szablya and Ms. Anderson discussed their book The Fall of the Red Star, published by Boyds Mills Press. Told from the… read more

Mrs. Szablya and Ms. Anderson discussed their book The Fall of the Red Star, published by Boyds Mills Press. Told from the point of view of fourteen-year-old Stephen Kovary and his family, the book recounts the 1956 revolt of the Hungarians against the Soviets. The story is based on the true-life adventures of Mrs. Szablya’s family. The events involving Stephen’s sister Maria, a university student who delivered her baby at the time of the Revolution, parallel Ms. Szablya’s life. The authors were joined by Ms. Szablya’s husband, John, in discussing the couple’s own experiences escaping Hungary. A question and answer period followed the presentation close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Fall of the Red Star

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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Oct 5, 2002

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  • Oct 05, 2002 | 8:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 05, 2002 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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