Susan Glasser on the Fall of the Soviet Union

Susan Glasser spoke about the fall of the Soviet Union on the anniversary of the failed coup in which a group of Communist Party Politburo… read more

Susan Glasser spoke about the fall of the Soviet Union on the anniversary of the failed coup in which a group of Communist Party Politburo members and Soviet government officials attempted to isolate the Soviet president and remove him from power. Although the coup collapsed in only two days, the event destabilized the USSR and is widely considered to have led to the demise and dissolution of the Soviet Union. Ms. Glasser also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

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Susan Glasser on the Fall of the Soviet Union

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Aug 22, 2011

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  • Aug 22, 2011 | 8:36am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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