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Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin

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Course of Our Times, The
Russia Under Stalin
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Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

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“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.”



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Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5CB2068F15664E408B322617A1FB48D4.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Russia Under Stalin.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 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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