End of the Line: The Failure of Communism

Christopher Wren discussed his book, The End of the Line: The Failure of Communism in the Soviet Union and China. The book examines the… read more

Christopher Wren discussed his book, The End of the Line: The Failure of Communism in the Soviet Union and China. The book examines the similarities and differences in the two countries. M Wren argued that although the languages are different, the corruption, the mindless production of poor quality goods, the doctoring of photographs the outlook on the past and present are very similar. He also examined their societies, including education, health care, religion, and attitudes towards sex, children and courtship. Mr. Wren was The New York Times bureau chief in Moscow from 1973-1977 and 1981-1984. He is now the bureau chief in Johannesburg, South Africa. close

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End of the Line: The Failure of Communism

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13691-1
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Booknotes
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Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 26, 1990 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 1990 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 26, 1990 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 1990 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1990 | 2:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 1990 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1990 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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