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- Sir Winston Churchill

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William Taubman – Russia: No Longer ‘A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma’

February 8, 2022 @ 04:00pm

Please join us on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PST to welcome our guest speaker Professor William Taubman who will speak on Russia:  No Longer ‘A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma’ .

Professor Taubman is able to give us a comprehensive picture of Russia, first in its role as the center of the USSR and today as an independent country. His immense knowledge of the USSR and Russia arises in part from his living in Moscow for a period of time.

William Taubman is an American political scientist. His biography of Nikita Khrushchev won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 2004 and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography in 2003. He recently published “Gorbachev: His Life and Times”. He is also the author of “Stalin’s American Policy: From Entente to Detente to Cold War”. He received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1962 and M.A. from Columbia University in 1965, a Certificate of the Russian Institute in 1965 and a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1969. He is a professor of Political Science at Amherst College, Massachusetts. His wife Jane Taubman is a professor of Russian at Amherst College.

Date/Time:     Tuesday, February 8 at 4:00 p.m. PST 

Location:        Online via Zoom

Cost:                            Free for Members and First Time Guests – $25 for returning Guests

Please note the sign in instructions for this Zoom presentation will be sent to all Churchill members and registered guests two days prior to the date of the event.