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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.

American-Russian Relations in the 19th Century

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Guest:

Norman Saul is a professor emeritus of history and of Russian and East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas, where he taught for forty years. He is the author of several books on US-Russian relations including Distant Friends: the United States and Russia, 1763-1867; Concord and Conflict: The United States and Russia, 1867-1914; War and Revolution: The United States and Russia, 1914-1921 among others. He’s the editor of the Journal of Russian American Studies and the book series Americans in Revolutionary Russia published by Slavica Press.

Music:

The B-52’s, “Private Idaho,” Wild Planet, 1980.