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.
Columnist, Washington Post and Slate
George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
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Vaccines are a major public health success story, but the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the many challenges involved in getting a vaccine to everyone who needs it.