Book Discussion on Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

Bertrand Patenaude talked about his book, Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary (Harper; August 25, 2009), which recounts the life of Red… read more

Bertrand Patenaude talked about his book, Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary (Harper; August 25, 2009), which recounts the life of Red Army chief Leon Trotsky. He examined Trotsky’s political career, from his ascendancy as a young Marxist to a Bolshevik leader, whose feud with Joseph Stalin led to his being targeted for assassination during his exile in Mexico. Following his remarks he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

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Menlo Park, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2010

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  • Nov 22, 2009 | 2:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2010 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2010 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2010 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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