“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 “Dark Double”

David S. Foglesong, The American Mission and the “Evil Empire”: The Crusade for a “Free Russia” since 1881, Cambridge University Press, 2007. “Civilization is spreading

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Secret Desires

This just came from the Associated Press via CNN.  Today, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice said of Russia: “In any country, if you don’t

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Ivan Made Me Do It

NASA has been hit with another scandal. Intrigued, I watched the CNN coverage today only to repeatedly roll my eyes at all the references to

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Super Antonio

A momentary pause from Russia to give notice to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who was inaugurated this past week. From pictures of the inauguration,

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