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Krushchev's Son on His Father's Life

Historian William Taubman edited and translated a biography of the last years of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, as told by Nikita's son, Sergei. The book, titled Khrushchev on Khrushchev, gives new insights into the elder Khrushchev's fall from power after repudiating Stalinism, and his final days as a virtual pariah in the Soviet Union.


Other segments from the episode on August 2, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 2, 1990: Interview with Roger Corman; Review of the best music of the summer; Interview with William Tubman; Review of the film "Mo' Better Blues."


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