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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.

The Map Men of East Central Europe

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Guest:

Steven Seegel is Professor of History at the University of Northern Colorado. He is the author of Mapping Europe’s Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire and Ukraine under Western Eyes. His new book is Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe published by University of Chicago Press.

Music:

Jimi Hendrix Experience, “If 6 Was 9,” Axis: Bold as Love, 1967.