Guest: Leah Goldman on censorship and collaboration in the production of Late Stalinist classical music.
Guest: Elissa Bemporad on Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: Eliot Borenstein on Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy after Socialism published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Aliide Naylor on The Shadow in the East: Vladimir Putin and the New Baltic Front published by Bloomsbury.
Jude Blanchette on China’s New Red Guards: The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong published by Oxford University Press.
Guest: David Brandenberger on Stalin’s Master Narrative: A Critical Edition of the History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks), Short Course published by Yale University Press.
Guest: Natalia Telepneva on Soviet and Warsaw Pact intelligence services and African anti-colonial movements.
Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on “Communist Neverland: New Research on a Russian International Children’s Home, 1933-1991.”
Guest: Elizabeth McGuire on Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution published by Oxford University Press.