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Interviewing Ed Ruff, Joe Polowski, and Leroy; three veterans of the meeting of U.S. and Soviet forces at the Elbe River on April 25, 1945. The result of this meeting was the splitting of Nazi Germany into two parts and the ensuring of victory in Europe.
Soviet intellectuals Tamara Mamedova, Nicolai Pogodin, and Anatol Safronov talk with Studs Terkel about their work with the Institute for Soviet-American Relations (U.S.) and Soviet arts and culture.
Discussing Vietnam and interviewing Robert Scheer.
Interviewing author Raymond Bonner on American foreign policy, America’s relationship with dictators, and the rise of the Marcos family. Includes a test tone lasting about 30 seconds. Content Warning: This conversation includes racially and/or culturally derogatory language and/or negative depictions of Black and Indigenous people of color, women, and LGBTQI+ individuals. Rather than remove this content, we present it in the context of twentieth-century social history to acknowledge and learn from its impact and to inspire awareness and discussion.
Ms. Russell was a social worker with the YWCA in China from 1917-1943, and the executive director of the Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy from 1946-1952. Ms Russell speaks of her time and work in China, about U.S./China relations and the cultural revolution taking place in China. Includes excerpt of Joshua Horn talking about a worker who got burned while working at a steel factory in China. He speaks of the outpouring help for the man from the community of Shanghi.(1934055-3-1)
Stockwell resigned his position with the CIA in 1977 after managing covert activities in Angola, and has subsequently worked to reveal to the public the CIA's role in Third World politics.
Daniel Yergin, author and economic historian, discusses his book, "Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold War and the National Security State." He explains the key players in the Cold War and his thoughts on the Yalta and Riga Axioms. Yergin also explores the end of World War II and other events that led to the tensions between US and the Soviet Union.
Discussing the books "Burnt water" and "Distant relations" with the author Carlos Fuentes.
Discussing the Soviet-American art exchange with Anna L. Crone, Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of Chicago, Abigail Croydon, and John Carswell.
Abram Chayes, Professor of International Law at Harvard University, discusses the United States’ foreign relations with Nicaragua and the International Court of Justice, also known as the World Court.