After Words with Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov talked about his book How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves, from the Board to the Boardroom, published by… read more

Garry Kasparov talked about his book How Life Imitates Chess: Making the Right Moves, from the Board to the Boardroom, published by Bloomsbury USA. A former world chess champion, he related how his understanding of the game of chess relates to other aspects of life. He described his twenty-year professional chess career and his political life as the leader of a coalition opposed to the current Russian leadership. The guest interviewer was Leon Aron.

Garry Kasparov became the youngest world chess champion in 1985, a title that he held until 2000. Mr. Kasparov is the founder of political opposition groups in Russia that include United Civil Front and Other Russia, a coalition that he currently leads. 

Leon Aron is the director of Russian studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of Yeltsin: A Revolutionary Life and his most recent book, Russia’s Revolution: Essays 1989-2006. Leon Aron left the Soviet Union at the age of 24 in 1978 to come to the United States. close

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

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  • Leon Aron Resident Scholar and Director American Enterprise Institute->Russian Studies
  • Garry Kasparov Chess Champion

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 19, 2007

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  • Nov 17, 2007 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2007 | 6:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2007 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2007 | 11:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 19, 2007 | 2:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
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