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 and his… read more
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.
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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