Long Road to Freedom

Professor Laqueur talked about his book, The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost. He described Soviet Union history and his research… read more

Professor Laqueur talked about his book, The Long Road to Freedom: Russia and Glasnost. He described Soviet Union history and his research into the current state of glasnost, Soviet politics under President Gorbachev, and the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik revolution of 1917.

Laqueur discussed the historical roots that make up the Russian

character and he analyzed the development of Soviet culture. He

particularly addressed the role of individual Soviet leaders such as

Lenin, Stalin, Kruschev and Breznehev. close

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Long Road to Freedom

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Program ID:
8950-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 03, 1989 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Nov 27, 2005 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 03, 1989 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 1989 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 04, 1989 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1989 | 6:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 2005 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 26, 2005 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2005 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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