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The Soviet Gulag
Aired 5/31/2007

Nearly a decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union, many have forgotten why we fought the Cold War. Applebaum’s "The Gulag: A History" is the first book to apply definitive, archival data to expose the Gulag and is the most important work since Alexandr Solzhenitsyn’s "The Gulag Archipelago." It is a sobering reminder of the harrowing reality of Stalinist repression. What do we know about the infamous Soviet Gulag and why is it still important today?
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  Anne Applebaum
    Author of "The Gulag: A History" and a columnist with The Washington Post.

Originally Aired: 6/5/2003

   
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