Speaker: Anne Applebaum, Author, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956; Columnist, Washington Post and Slate
Presider: Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
November 27, 2012
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum discusses her highly acclaimed book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956, and the contemporary implications of Soviet policy in Eastern Europe.
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