Guest: Tony Wood is a political and social historian most recently, of modern Latin America. His current work focuses on transnational radical debates on race, class, and nation in the 1920s and 1930s, tracing connections between Mexico, Cuba, and the Soviet Union. Wood is an specialist on Russia and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, … Continued
Letters and Politics
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Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Guest: Adam Hochschild is the author of several books including, King Leopold’s Ghost, To End All Wars, and Spain In Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939 among others.
Guest: Ronald Grigor Suny is the William H. Sewell Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is the author of several books including, Stalinism and the Fate of the Soviet Experiment, Stalin: Passage to Revolution, and They Can Live in the Desert But Nowhere Else: … Continued
Guest: Ronald Grigor Suny is the William H. Sewell Jr. Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan and professor emeritus of political science and history at the University of Chicago. His many books include They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else: A History of the Armenian Genocide (Princeton); The Soviet Experiment: … Continued
Guest: Anthony D’Agostino, Professor of History at San Francisco State University, and author of The Rise of Global Powers: International Politics in the Era of the World Wars. Thank you for Supporting KPFA! Donate Now
Guest: Bertrand M. Patenaude is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also a lecturer in history and international relations at Stanford University author of the book Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary.
In memorian of Neil Faulkner who died on February 4th 2022 at the age of 64. This was an interview with Neil Faulkner recorded for radio in 2017 about his book A People’s History of the Russian Revolution. Thank you for Supporting KPFA!!
Guest: Dr. Keisha N. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and the president of the African American Intellectual History Society. She is the author of … Continued
Guest: Carola Dietze is Professor for Modern History (Chair) at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. She is the author of the book, The Invention of Terrorism in Europe, Russia, and the United States.
Part I. The U.S. Media Coverage of the Ukraine-Russia Crisis Guest: Norman Solomon is the national director of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State” (just … Continued