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Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
Russia Under Stalin
Program Number

10

Series Description

Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

Program Description

“Russia under Stalin was a complete dictatorship and perhaps more people were destroyed by its ruthlessness than in any of the tyrannies of history. But in Stalin’s thirty year rule, the State emerged as a fully armed power, able to contest leadership with the awesome might of the U. S. itself. The debate goes on furiously as to whether the price paid by Russia in lives and sorrow was the inevitable cost of the transition from the backwardness of Tzarism or whether it represented the criminality of a paranoiac.”

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CB2068F15664E408B322617A1FB48D4.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CB2068F15664E408B322617A1FB48D4>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CB2068F15664E408B322617A1FB48D4
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