Driving the Soviets Up the Wall

Hope Harrison discussed her book, Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961, published by Princeton… read more

Hope Harrison discussed her book, Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961, published by Princeton University Press.

She analyzed the relationship between the Soviet Union and East German leaders during the Cold War and argued that East Germany persuaded Soviet leader Nikita Kruschev to build the Berlin Wall. She augmented her discussion with correspondence between leaders of the two countries and other documents. Following her presentation she responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Driving the Soviets Up the Wall

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2004 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 28, 2004 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 19, 2004 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2007 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2007 | 8:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2007 | 8:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2008 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2008 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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