The Face of Russia

Author James Billington discussed his book The Face of Russia: Anguish, Aspiration, and Achievement in Russian Culture. The book described… read more

Author James Billington discussed his book The Face of Russia: Anguish, Aspiration, and Achievement in Russian Culture. The book described the evolution of art in Russia from medieval times to the modern era. He stated the Russians have taken art forms from other sources and then turned it into their own unique form. After his prepared remarks, questions were taken from audience. He autographed copies of the book and continued to speak to those who attended the event. close

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The Face of Russia

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Program ID:
115080-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 1999 | 2:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 1999 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 30, 1999 | 2:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 1999 | 4:10pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 1999 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 30, 1999 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 1999 | 7:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1999 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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