79 – Bridget Kendall – BBC Moscow Correspondent 1989 – 1995

 

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Today we have James taking the helm again with a fascinating chat with Bridget Kendall, the BBC’s Moscow correspondent from 1989 to 1995 when she was witness to the power struggles in the Soviet Communist party as Mikhail Gorbachev tried to introduce reform.

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So back to today’s episode. I’m delighted to welcome back James and his Cold War Conversation with Bridget Kendall.

If you’d like to learn more and maybe didn’t get a chance to write down those book recommendations then head over to our show notes which are at https://coldwarconversations.com/79  or will show as a link in some podcast apps.

 

 

Film & TV 


 

Books

The books of Svetlana Alexievich

The Rise and Fall of Communism – Archie Brown