In this episode of Know Your Stuff, we talk with history professor and author Peter Kuznick about the life and history of Mikhail Gorbachev. We also examine Gorbachev’s lifelong engagement with nuclear disarmament.
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Peter Kuznick is Professor of History and Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University in Washington, D.C. He’s the co-author of the book The Untold History of the United States, written together with Hollywood film director and producer Oliver Stone. He was active in the Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam War movements and remains active in antiwar and nuclear abolition efforts.
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