Guests: Amanda Brickell Bellows and Alessandro Stanziani on Russian serfdom and American slavery.
Joshua Yaffa on Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia published by Penguin Random House.
Guest: Francine Hirsch on Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II published by Oxford University Press.
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.
Guest: Aminda Smith on Maoism, consciousness, and the everyday.
Guest: Suzanne Ament on Sing to Victory! Song in Soviet Society during World War II published by Academic Studies Press.