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American journalist looks back at a year that changed Russia

Clip: 12/26/2017 | 6m 56s

Some 40 years after the Bolshevik Revolution, the Soviet Union in 1956 was once again wracked with turmoil and upheaval. In “The Year I Was Peter the Great,” journalist Marvin Kalb chronicles his experience living there as a young American during that tumultuous time and his brush with iconic leader Nikita Khrushchev. Judy Woodruff sits down with the author.

Aired: 12/26/17

Rating: NR

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