Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her… read more

A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for Russia’s Novaya Gazeta, she had been chronicling and exposing human rights abuses and torture in Chechnya. The event included readings from her work and scenes from the documentary film Democracy on Deadline featuring Anna Politkovskaya. Ms. Estermirova, via translator, was interviewed by Mr. Remnick about Politkovskaya’s work and the current situation in Chechnya. 

Musa Klebnikov, one of the readers, is the widow of American journalist Paul Klebnikov who was murdered in Russia in 2004. The event was held in Proshansky Auditorium of CUNY Graduate Center. close

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Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

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Program ID:
195672-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2007

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 2006 | 4:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2006 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2006 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2006 | 1:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2007 | 2:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 21, 2007 | 9:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2007 | 6:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
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