Book Discussion on Lenin's Tomb: Last Days of Soviet Empire

Mr. Remnick discussed the research behind his book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, published by Random… read more

Mr. Remnick discussed the research behind his book, Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, published by Random House. In the book, Mr. Remnick explores the mood and political events in Russia surrounding the end of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s and the early 1990s. Mr. Remnick was a Moscow correspondent for the Washington Post between 1988 and 1991. As a reporter he interviewed members of the old Communist Party as well as reformists with intentions on overthrowing the Gorbachev administration. The book is a collection of these interviews as well as personal recollections of a western journalist witnessing historical change in the former Soviet Union. close

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Book Discussion on Lenin's Tomb: Last Days of Soviet Empire

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 25, 1993
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2010

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