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Watering the Soviet Lands

Guests: Maya Peterson and Christopher Ward on water and the environment in the Soviet Union.

American Girls in Red Russia

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Julia Mickenberg is a professor of American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is author of Learning from the Left: Children’s Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States and co-editor of Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature. Her new book is American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream published by the University of Chicago Press.


Emily’s Sassy Lime, “You with the Crumby Face,” Desperate, Scared, But Social, 1995.