Book Discussion on Mad Dreams, Saving Graces
Michael Kaufman, former New York Times Warsaw bureau chief, discusses his experiences in that capacity in his book Mad Dreams, Saving… read more
Michael Kaufman, former New York Times Warsaw bureau chief, discusses his experiences in that capacity in his book Mad Dreams, Saving Graces/ Poland: A Nation in Conspiracy. The son a communist who was imprisoned for nine years in a Polish prison, Kaufman combines his family history with that of the Polish nation. His unique insights into Polish history give Kaufman an interesting view of the nations' political culture. He also discusses the state of current events in Poland, including the relationship between Solidarity leader Lech Walesa and head of state General Wojciech Jaruzelski. close
Independence of Eastern Bloc
Senator Sarbanes, who has just returned from Poland, discusses foreign policy towards Poland & other Soviet satellite…
Psychiatric Practices in the Soviet Union
Guests were members of the delegation which visited Soviet psychiatric facilities and patients in February of 1989.
Book Discussion on Long Road to Freedom
Professor Laqueur talked about his book, The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost. He described Soviet Union…
Coal Miners' Strike in the U.S.S.R.
Feshbach discusses the precedent set by the coal miners' strike in the Soviet Union.