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“The Reddest of the Blacks”


For the past several months, I’ve been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here’s a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia.

Stalin’s Purge of the Red Army

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Guest:

Peter Whitewood is a Lecturer in History at York St. John University where he specializes in Soviet history, military history, and the aftermath of war. He’s the author of The Red Army and the Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Soviet Military published by University Press of Kansas.

Music:

Einsturzende Neubauten, “The Willy-Nicky Telegrams,” Lament, 2014.