American Relief Administration and 1921-22 Soviet Famine

Historian Douglas Smith gave an illustrated talk about his book: The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin.… read more

Historian Douglas Smith gave an illustrated talk about his book: The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin. In 1921, millions of Soviet citizens faced starvation in one of the worst famines in history. Vladimir Lenin’s new Soviet government asked Herbert Hoover’s American Relief Administration for help, and Douglas Smith argued that this was one of the largest humanitarian efforts in history.

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American Relief Administration and 1921-22 Soviet Famine

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Program ID:
466620-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 29, 2019 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 31, 2020 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 29, 2019 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2020 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2020 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2020 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2020 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2020 | 4:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 26, 2020 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 27, 2020 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2020 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2020 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2020 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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