Book Discussion on Memoirs

Mr. Gorbachev talked about his new book, Memoirs, published by
Doubleday. He talked about his career as a Communist party leader
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Mr. Gorbachev talked about his new book, Memoirs, published by

Doubleday. He talked about his career as a Communist party leader

and his contributions to the break-up of the Soviet Union. He said he wrote the book to explain his reasons for deciding that reforms were needed in the Soviet Union. Other topics included Mrs. Gorbachev, Russian cities, his U.S. visit, his love of reading, perestroika, and democracy.

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from Russian to English was by voiceover. Pavel, the translator for both men, was shown on screen. close

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

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Book Discussion on Memoirs

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 1996
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 2008

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  • Nov 24, 1996 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 1996 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1996 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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