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Biculturalism and the Apollo-Soyuz Mission


The final two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “A Brief Conversation on Biculturalism” by Alexandra Diouk and “Remembering the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Mission: 45 years of US-Russian Space Cooperation” by Lisa Becker.

Trash Protests and Leninopad


Two short audio pieces from the Monterey Summer Symposium on Russia. “The Great Russian Trash Crisis” by Seth Farkas and  “An Empty Pedestal: Ukraine after Leninopad” by Sabrina Beaver.

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.