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    Herbert Hoover and American Aid to Europe, 1919-21

    King’s College lecturer Charlie Laderman delivered the concluding talk of a Herbert Hoover Presidential Library conference on early 20th century American famine relief to Russia - and the…

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    Herbert Hoover and the Politics of Famine Relief

    Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration fed, clothed, and provided medicine and other aid to 10 million Russians -- including those in the Ukraine region -- suffering from…

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    The Big Show in Bololand

    Author Bertrand Patenaude shared the story of a US famine relief mission to Bolshevik Russia in 1921 that saved millions of lives in his book, The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to…

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    Herbert Hoover, FDR, and World War II Relief Aid

    This program was part of a conference on Herbert Hoover’s humanitarian efforts during the two world wars. Hal Elliott Wert, a Kansas City Art Institute professor emeritus, talked about the…

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    Herbert Hoover and Aid to Famine-Stricken Russia

    Stanford University historian Bertrand Patenaude talked about Herbert Hoover and aid to famine-stricken Soviet Russia from 1921 to 1922. This program at the Hoover presidential library in West…

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    Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

    Bertrand Patenaude talked about his book, Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary (Harper; August 25, 2009), which recounts the life of Red Army chief Leon Trotsky. He examined Trotsky’s…

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