Vassily Aksyonov

Vassily Aksyonov

Vasily Pavlovich Aksyonov was a Russian novelist. He is known in the West as the author of 'The Burn' and 'Generations of Winter' , a family saga depicting three generations of the Gradov family between 1925 and 1953. Wikipedia*

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Vassily Aksyonov has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Call-In. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1989 with an average of 394 views per program.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 3

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  • National Endowment for the Arts Funding

    National Endowment for the Arts Funding

    The subcommittee heard testimony from several businessmen and members of the art community. A videotape of a ballet performance…

  • <em>Say Cheese</em>

    Say Cheese

    Soviet dissident Vassily Aksyonov discusses his latest novel, Say Cheese: Soviets & the Media. It is a fictional account of a group of Soviet…

  • Glosnost

    Glosnost

    Guests discussed the USSR’s new position of Glasnost and their lives in the Soviet Union. They answered questions from…

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