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1986

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Richard Greeman on Victor Serge Part I, 10 April 1986

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U.S. Leftist Intellectuals of the 1930s, 24 April 1986

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M. Lowy on Latin America, 1 May 1986

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Richard Greeman on V. Serge Part II, 15 May 1986

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Paul Robeson Jr. on USSR Today, 19 June 1986

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Hillel Ticktin (H. Ticktin) on Chernobyl, 3 July 1986

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Mike Davis, Side B, 10 July 1986

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Burnett Bolloten, Side A, 17 July 1986

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Bolloten et al on the Civil War in Spain, 17 July 1986

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K. Shakiri on the Situation in Iran, 24 July 1986

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H. Ticktin on The Moscow Manifesto, 21 Aug. 1986

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John Amsden Econ, 18 September 1986

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State of French Socialism, 25 September 1986

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Alexander Amerisov, 2 October 1986

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Alexander Amerisov on Reykjavik, 16 October 1986

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Robert Conquest on the Ukraine Famine, 30 October 1986

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Tim Harding on Brazil, 13 November 1986

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R. Schoenman on Poland, 4 December 1986

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Tariq Ali on The Defeat of the British Miners Strike, 11 December 1986

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Alexander Amerisov on "Dissidents," 23 December 1986

 

1987

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Alan Wald on Nicaragua, 1 January 1987

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Alec Nove on Soviet Economics, 15 January 1987

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Alexander Amerisov on "Reconstruction" under Gorbachev, 29 January 1987

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Weissman Reads an unpublished interview with USSR "left-winger," 5 February 1987

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The Gorbachev Reforms, 19 February 1987

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Reading of Article on Glasnost, 5 March 1987

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Int. Carl Boggs on New Social Movements, 12 March 1987

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Alexander Amerisov on Glasnost Contradictions, 26 March 1987

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Americans Visit USSR, 2 April 1987

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Ralph Schoenman on Zionism, 9 April 1987

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Kostra Shakiri on Iran's Background, 23 April 1987

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Alexander Amerisov on Glasnost Contradictions, 11 June 1987

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Medvedev on Effects in USSR of Glasnost, 25 June 1987

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Prof M. Cox on Cold War Effects on USSR/U.S., 24 September 1987

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Glasnost and USSR intelligentsia article, 8 October 1987

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Alan Frankovitch on Latin America, 22 October 1987

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Alexander Amerisov on Glasnost, 29 October 1987

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USSR Article on Soviet Economy, 19 November 1987

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Alex Cockburn on a visit to USSR, 3 December 1987

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Mick Cox on the Impact of USSR/U.S. Summit, 17 December 1987

 

1988

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Interview: No Easy Solutions for Hungary, 8 January 1988

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Ralph Schoenman on Israel/Zionism, 14 January 1988

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V. Karpov et al: the Writers on Glasnost, 21 January 1988

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Richard Day on USSR Economy, etc., 11 February 1988

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Interview with Sieva Volkov, 18 February 1988

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Mike Davis/David Diaz on L.A. Problems, 25 February 1988

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B. Krawchenkoon National Question Today, 3 March 1988

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G. Liberidian on Armenian Dispute, 17 March 1988

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Mick Coxon The CIA and the Soviet Threat, 1 April 1988

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Mick Cox on CIA and Cold War Origins, 7 April 1988

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Alexander Amerisov on USSR Visit/Deportation, 12 May 1988

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Prof. Michael Cox on Summit Meeting, 26 May 1988

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Daniel Singer on Poland (orig. tape), 2 June 1988

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H. Ticktin from Glasgow on USSR Ills (2 tapes), 9 June 1988

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H. Ticktin Live from Glasgow on USSR Ills, Side A, 9 June 1988

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Kagarlitsky Interview Live from Moscow (2 tapes), 30 June 1988

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Barbara Dane, 14 July 1988

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Carl Boggs on USSR Today in Light of Perestroika and Glasnost, 7 July 1988

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Carl Boggs on USSR Today, 7 July 1988

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Alexander Amerisov on USSR Visit, Side A, Deportation, 28 July 1988

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Spanish Program, Side B, 28 July 1988

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Steven Ducat "Political Psychologist," 18 August 1988

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H. Ticktin on Glasnost Impacts on USSR, East Europe, 25 August 1988

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David Mandel on Perestroika and Workers, 1 September 1988

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H. Ticktin on What Marxism Means, 8 September 1988

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USSR Book Fair at UCLA, 10 November 1988

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Ticktin and Cox on USSR Problems Today, 17 November 1988

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Z. Kowalewski on Poland's Problems, 1 December 1988

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Ralph Schoenman on the City College Los Angeles: One Year of the Intifada, 2 December 1988

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M. Cox on USSR-U.S. Relations Today, 8 December 1988

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Interview of Poet Irina Ratushinskaia, 15 December 1988

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H. Ticktin on British and USSR Economic Woes, 22 December 1988

 

1989

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G. Libaridian on Armenian Quake Politics, 5 January 1989

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Interview with Pierre Broué, from France, on Recent USSR Visit (by phone from Grenoble to L.A), 12 January 1989

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R. Schoenman on Intifada Struggle, 19 January 1989

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USSR Women Film Directors Interview, 26 January 1989

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Jan Kavan on Glasnost Impact on Czechs, 2 February 1989

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Tariq Ali on British Miners Strike (Loss and Thatcher's Economic Crackdown), 9 February 1989

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B. Rubin on Afghanistan Problems Today (as USSR Presence Departs), 16 February 1989

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Kagarlitsky Interview, Moscow, 23 March 1989

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M. Urban on Current USSR Elections, 30 March 1989

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Tim Harding on Cuba and Perestroika, 6 April 1989

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D. Singer on Perestroika Impact in Europe, 13 April 1989

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Rebroadcast of Program on Emma Goldman (interview with Alex Wexler), 20 April 1989

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Alexander Amerisov on Perestroika Today in USSR and Future Trends, 27 April 1989

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Infante and Bowlt on USSR Art in Glasnost Era, 4 May 1989

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Edward Said and Saul Friedländer on Intifada (on the Continued Conflict in Israel), 11 May 1989

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Weissman Reads Article on China by J. Petris, 18 May 1989

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Robert Scheer Speech on USSR Visit, 25 May 1989

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Richard Smith on China Economic Ills, Side A, 1 June 1989

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Portions of the "Wizard Show," Side B, 1 June 1989

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Nigel Harris on Dilemmas in China Today, 8 June 1989

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Mike Davis on Prisoners of American Dream, 15 June 1989

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Les Evans on China after the Massacre, 29 June 1989

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Schoenman/Shone on China Visit, 13 July 1989

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Daniel Singer from Paris on Poland and Europe Recent Events, 20 July 1989

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Weissman Reads D. Mandel on Perestroika and Workers, 3 August 1989

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Kagarlitsky in Moscow Interviewed on Miners' Strike. By telephone, 10 August 1989

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H. Ticktin on Polish and USSR Dilemmas Today, 17 August 1989

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H. Ticktin on Market No Economic Way Out, 31 August 1989

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Sam Farber on Cuba's Problems Today, 7 September 1989

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H. Ticktin on Meaning of "Market," 14 September 1989

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Davist Ost on Whither Poland? 21 September 1989

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James Petris on Third World Dilemmas, 28 September 1989

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G. Libaridian on Armenia Blockade Crisis, 5 October 1989

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D. Mandel on Miners' Strike Impact on Labor, 12 October 1989

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J. J. Nyomarkay on Eastern Europe Reforms. Germany, Hungary, Poland, on Eastern Europe Reforms. Germany, 19 October 1989

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V. Stratonovich Interview, USSR exchange professor, and John Collier, U.S. Student, on USSR Today, 9 November 1989

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Dr. R. Daniels on USSR: What Next? 16 November 1989

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Ivan Szelenyi on Hungarian Elite: A Case Study in East European Reform, 30 November 1989

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B. Hirson on Whither South Africa? 7 December 1989

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Karel Kovanda on Czechoslovakia Changes (Czech Students Spark New Czech Era as USSR Influence Wanes), 14 December 1989

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Prof. Samuel Beck on Tragedy in Romania as Troops Kill Thousands, 21 December 1989

 

1990

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S. Stankevich on Perestroika's Socialism, 11 January 1990

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Ronald Suny on Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict, 18 January 1990

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USSR Disabled on History and Future, 25 January 1990

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H. Ticktin on Anti-Semitism in USSR, Side A, 22 February 1990

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Read All About It, Side B, 23 February 1990

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Kagarlitsky on Elections and USSR Trends, 15 March 1990

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New Left Review on USSR Changes, Side A, 22 March 1990

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Weissman Continues on Kagarlitsky 3/15 KPFK Interview, Side B, 23 March 1990

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Michael Urban on Lithuanian Syndrome, 29 March 1990

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Rafael Khazaryan on The Armenia Problem, 19 April 1990

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Pavel Campeano on Romania in 1990 after Ceausecu, 26 April 1990

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Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Interview, Reading, 3 May 1990

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B. Krawchenko on Ukraine and USSR Problems, 10 May 1990

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Alec Nove on USSR-U.S. Summit Perspectives (Policy Contradictions), 31 May 1990

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Boris Timoshenko on Rukh in Ukraine and USSR, 7 June 1990

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H. Ticktin on Economic Crisis Deepens, 16 August 1990

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M. Urban on "All Power to the Soviets," 30 August 1990

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H. Ticktin on Gorbachev "Market" Economy, 13 September 1990

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US/USSR Press on 500-Day Economic Plan, Side A, 27 September 1990

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Read About It on The Real Causes of Cancer, Side B, 28 September 1990

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Prof. Prof. Nyomarkay, USC, on Impact of the New United Germany, 4 October 1990

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Ali Javadi on Iran's Problems in 1990s, Side A, 11 October 1990

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Ali Javadi on Iran's Dilemmas - 1990s, 11 October 1990

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Mark Cooper Reports on Visit to Chile, Pinochet's Sinister Shadow Is Alive, Side B, undated

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Anthony Saidy on USSR Revisited, Side A, 18 October 1990

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Read All About It, Side B, 19 October 1990

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USSR "Market," A Very Rough Road (Because of technical difficulties this tape is not complete) 25 October 1990

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K. Malevich and USSR Abstract Art, 8 November 1990

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Dr. John Hatch of UCLA Department of History, and Vassily Shumov, Soviet Rock Musician on Soviet Pop Music in Glasnost Era), 15 November 1990

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H. Ticktin on Economic Paralysis in the USSR with, Michael Cox, Queen's Univ., N. Belfast, and Bob Arnot, Glasgow College of Economics), 29 November 1990

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Taras Chornovil and Roman Koshi on the Revolt in the Ukraine: What Next? (Translator: Bohdan Futala), 13 December 1990

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Sam Beck, Director, Field and International Studies, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University on the Romanian Revolt: Causes and Effects, 20 December 1990

 

1991

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Prof. Michael Urban of Auburn University on Lithuania: End of Perestroika? (), 17 January 1991

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James Petris, SUNY, Binghamton on Crisis in Eastern Europe (Article by James Petris, "Eastern Europe: Restoration and Crisis"), 24 January 1991

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Ticktin on Gorbachev's Crises, 7 February 1991

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Michael Cox and James Petris on USSR and the Gulf, 14 February 1991

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B. Krawchenko on the Ukraine in Turmoil, 25 April 1991

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Mandel USC Speech "New World Order," 2 May 1991

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Marianne Gabriel on Juvenile Justice and Other Aspects of Perestroika Life, 16 May 1991

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Read All About It: James Petris Article "The Gulf War: The Meaning of the New World Order," 17 May 1991

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David Mendel on the USSR Economic Crisis, Miners' Strike Dilemma, 23 May 1991

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The Real Costs of Chernobyl (article from weekly edition of the Washington Post), 30 May 1991

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The Novocherkassk Riot of 1962 (David Mandel visited the USSR and interviewed Pyotr Siuda, a key participant in the riot at Novocherkassk in 1962. Weissman reads opening part of the interview about workers' suppression in immediate post-Stalin era in which Stalinist crimes continued), 6 June 1991

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H. Ticktin on the Meaning of Yeltsin Victory and Its Effect, Soviet Economy Dilemmas, 13 June 1991

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Yugoslavia: Complications of Past and of the Future (Professor Ellen Commiso, University of California San Diego), 27 June 1991

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Sam Farber: USSR Before Stalinism (Farber, political science teacher, Brooklyn College, on his new book), 11 July 1991

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40 Years a Stalinist Prisoner (Yuri Shukhevych, son of Ukrainian general; Yuri was jailed at age 15 and held 40 years in the Gulag), 18 July 1991

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Market Economic Fallacies (Ticktin, University of Glasgow, returns to USSR after 12 years, discusses changes, impossibility of making western "market" system work in near future, if at all), 8 August 1991

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Post Cold War Marxism: An Analysis (Moshe Machover, an Israeli Marxist, and H. Ticktin, University of Glasgow, analyze role of Marxism in post Cold War era), 15 August 1991

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USSR Coup Special Program, Part I Side A (A three hour program on the USSR coup recorded on two tapes. Those interviewed included Alec Nove, Stephen White, Michael Cox, and Sam Farber), 19 August 1991

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USSR Coup Special Program, Part II Side B, 19 August 1991

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USSR Coup Special Program, Part III Side A, 19 August 1991

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USSR Coup Special Program, Part IV Side B, 19 August 1991

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H. Ticktin: The Coup and USSR Future, 22 August 1991

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The USSR Coup: A Post Mortem (Prof. Alec Nove, University of Glasgow, Stephen White, University of Glasgow, and Michael Cox, Queens University Dept. of Politics, Belfast, N. Ireland), 23 August 1991

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Cuba in Crisis after Glasnost (Marc Cooper on the continuing crisis in Cuba, in the light of Glasnost and the coup in the USSR), 29 August 1991

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Boris Kagarlitsky on the Real Meaning of USSR Coup (Kagarlitsky, in Moscow, is interviewed by telephone. He gives his inside analysis of the coup with many facets apparently overlooked by TV and print media), 5 September 1991

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Michael Urban an Eye-Witness of the Coup (Urban, associate professor of political science at UC Santa Cruz, arrived in Moscow just as the coup got underway), 12 September 1991

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USSR's Georgia: Then and Now (Dr. Jill Schneiderman, Asst. Professor of Geology, Pomona College, on her recent trip to USSR's Georgia. Impact on Perestroika and coup noted), 26 September 1991

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N. Hollander Interviews Weissman on the USSR past and future, 27 September 1991

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Interview with Alexandra Yakovleva (Yakovleva, who is on editorial staff of bi-lingual publication "Inward Path" by telephone with interpreter), 3 October 1991

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Gerry Foley on the Post-coup National Problems of the USSR in light of the past and the prognosis for the future, 10 October 1991

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Robin Blackburn on USSR Problems (Blackburn, editor of New Left Review of London, and head of Verso Books, discusses post-Perestroika, post-coup USSR problems, especially publishing), 17 October 1991

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Iran CP Member on CP Future, Nationalism (Mansour Hekat, a member of the communist party of Iran, who lives in exile, gives his predictions on the future of social-democracy, socialist movements, communism and the future of nationalism), 24 October 1991

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The Coup Next Time(Weissman reads an article, The Coup Next Time, by the American free-lance journalist Vladamir Klimenko printed in the American magazine Mother Jones), 9 November 1991

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Economic Enigmas in Post-Glasnost USSR (Dr. Robert Arnat, Glasgow Polytechnic, states that the Latinization of the now broken-up USSR is not likely because of workers solidarity against "market" reforms), 5 December 1991

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Disparate Politics in USSR (Professor Michael Urban, Dept. of Soviet Politics, University of California at Santa Cruz, discusses his recent trips to the USSR), 12 December 1991

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Balkan Strife: Post-Coup USSR Model? (Weissman interviews Judith Gabriel, KPFK News director, following her journey to Yugoslavia and the Balkan War Area), 19 December 1991

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Director Andrei Konchalovskii on His New Film "Inner Circle" (Weissman discusses the new film on life in the USSR under Stalin), 26 December 1991

 

1992

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The Ukraine Reorganizes (Weissman interviews Bohdan Krawchenko, Director, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, and current resident advisor to independent new government of Ukraine at Kiev), 2 January 1992

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Problems of Dissident Republics (Dr. Ronald Suny, Department of Armenian Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, elaborates on the difficulties in Georgia, the Caucacus, and Central Asia Republics who have not joined the commonwealth), 9 January 1992

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Three Articles on End of Stalinism (Weissman reads three articles: H. Ticktin, "The End of Stalinism Is the Beginning of Marxism" (unpublished article), and Kenneth Cloke: "From Marx to Stalin" a (draft article) and a book review by David Levy of Looking Forward), 23 January 1992

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Ukraine in Transition (Weissman interviews Hennadii Udovenko, Permanent representative of the Ukraine to the United Nations, and a deputy in the Ukrainian government, on the transition of Ukraine to a market economy and to independence from Moscow), 6 February 1992

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An American Engineer in Stalin's USSR, memoirs of the engineer Zara Witkin (Weissman discusses this book, covering 1932-1934, with Michael Gelb, Dept. of History at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA., who "discovered" the book at the Hoover Institution), 13 February 1992

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Post-Columbus U.S. Multiculturalism (William Bollinger, Latin-American Studies Department, California State University at Los Angeles and Research Program Director, discusses influence of Latin America on U.S. multiculturalism), 20 February 1992

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International Trotskyism 1929-1985 Reviewed (Emeritus professor Robert J. Alexander of Rutgers University is interviewed by Weissman. They discuss Trotskyism's origin and its continued persistence throughout the world), 12 March 1992

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Did Religion Win the Cold War? (Weissman interviews Michael Cox, professor of economics, Queen's College, Belfast, Northern Ireland on whether Ronald Reagan "...won the Cold War..." as some pundits claim), 19 March 1992

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Economic Chaos in Ex-USSR (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, University of Glasgow, on his new book on the economic and social chaos in the former USSR), 2 April 1992

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USSR Post-Coup Problems (In a wide-ranging interview Weissman discusses USSR post-coup problems with Boris Kagarlitsky, deputy of the Moscow City Council (Soviet) and key member of the Organizing Committee of the Party of Labor and Veteran Organizer of Independent Left), 9 April 1992

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Nationalist and Ethnic Strife: East and West (Weissman interviews Bogdan Denitch, professor of sociology at Queen's College, and the Graduate School of City University of New York, and vice-chairman of Democratic Socialists of America. Nationalist tendencies in Eastern Europe and in western countries are discussed, as well as ethnic strife), 7 May 1992

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Post-Coup Ukraine Faces Future (Weissman interviews Ivan Drach, co-chair of the Rukh Movement in the Ukraine, and a well-known poet, on the past, present, and future of the Ukraine. Translator: Bogdan Futala), 14 May 1992

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Whither Socialism After Stalinism? (Weissman speaking at a colloquium "Whither Socialism After Stalinism?" May 20, 1992, at the California State University at Los Angeles) 5 June 1992

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The Ascent of Conformity (Clare Spark and Weissman discuss the degeneration of free speech and the rise of conformity in the western world), 2 July 1992

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Talks on the Future of Socialism (Weissman reads papers by Neil Garsten and Trevor Cambell from the conference "The Future of Socialism" held May 29, 1992, at California State University at Los Angeles) 9 July 1992

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Siberian Reflections (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, on the Novosibirsk Conference on the demise of Stalinism), 16 July 1992

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Yugoslavia: A Legacy of Terror (Weissman interviews Professor Ellen Commisso, University of California at San Diego (La Jolla) on the terror in what was Yugoslavia), 13 August 1992

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Cold War Dilemma in U.S. (Weissman interviews James Petris, of the State University of New York at Binghamton, on the escalation of economic contradictions in the U.S. following the demise of the USSR and the end of the Cold War), 29 October 1992

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Russian Economics Askew (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, Institute of Soviet and European Studies at the University of Glasgow, on the economic shambles left by decades of Stalinism), 5 November 1992

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The Serbian Peace Movement in Yugoslavia (F. Filipovich of "B-92" (Belgrade 92) radio station is interviewed by Weissman on the Serbian peace efforts in Yugoslavia. Translation by Vera Matic), 12 November 1992

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The New World Disorder, (Weissman interviews Professor Michael Cox, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on world-wide disorder in the wake of the end of the cold war.), 10 December 1992

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N. Preobrajensky Article (Weissman reads an article entitled "The Disarray of Social Forces and Political Perspectives for the TYE Workers' Movement in the Ex-USSR" written by N. Preobrajensky, grandson of E.A. Preobrajensky, a veteran Trotskyist executed by Stalin in 1937), 17 December 1992

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Third World Without Stalinism (Dr. James Petris, State University of New York at Binghamton discusses the impact on Third-world countries of the end of the USSR, the immediate and the long-term effects), 24 December 1992

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Economic Chaos in Ex-USSR (Weissman interviews Associate Professor of Politics, University California at Santa Cruz, Michael Urban, who just returned from Moscow), 31 December 1992

 

1993

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Racism and Anti-Racism in Europe (Weissman interviews Fahar Besherat, president of the International Organization of Iranian Emigrants in Europe, on racism and anti-racism in Europe), 7 January 1993

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Discussion on Early Years of CPUSA (James P. Cannon and the Early Years of American Communism is a new book compiled by Spartacist members Emily Turnbull, archivist of the Prometheus Press (the publishers) and James Robertson, director of the Prometheus Press), 4 February 1993

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Women in the New World Disorder (Weissman interviews Nanette Funk, who teaches philosophy at Brooklyn College in NY, and who co-edited a new book Gender Politics and Post-Communism: Reflections from East Europe and the Former Soviet Union, published by Rutledge), 11 March 1993

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Labor's Role in "Market Transition" (Vladimir Kondratov, a deputy of the Moscow City Council and an executive of the General Confederation of Trade Unions and Weissman discuss current problems of the transition with particular emphasis on the role of trade unions during the perplexing scene toward a "market" economy), 1 April 1993

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Economic Chaos in USSR (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, Institute of Soviet and European Studies at the University of Glasgow, on the real meaning of April 1993 elections), 8 April 1993

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Russian and Greek Speeches at NYC Socialist Conference (Includes speeches by Aleksandr Buzgalin, Party of Labor in Russia, and Sabas Michael Matas, Gen. Secretary of the Greek Revolutionary Party), 22 April 1993

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The Russian Election Scene (In an article in The Village Voice the Los Angeles journalist Mark Cooper discusses the economic and political chaos he observed during a 10-day visit to the Moscow area during the Yeltsin Referendum period), 7 May 1993

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Chaos in Yeltsin's Moscow (Weissman interviews Mark Cooper on his experiences and conclusions after a visit to Moscow to observe the Yeltsin voting confusion), 14 May 1993

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Continued Chaos in Russia (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, on the progression in the former USSR to chaos and economic anarchy as attempts are made to initiate a "market" economy), 21 May 1993

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Yugoslavia: Conflict Origins and Future (Betty Denich, faculty member of Harvard University, and Weissman discuss the origins of the continued strife in Yugoslavia), 28 May 1993

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The Continuing Crisis in Yugoslavia (Branca Magas, a Croatian nationalist and a former staff member of New Left Review of London and Weissman discuss the origins and continuing crisis in Yugoslavia), 4 June 1993

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End of Cold War Brings World-wide Chaos (Michael Cox, a lecturer at Queen's University at Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Weissman discuss the world-wide chaos, political, economic, and military (especially nuclear weapons) as the stabilizing era of the cold war evaporates), 18 June 1993

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Bread and Salt Movie Makers Interviewed (Irina Murav'eva and Gene Kallachia discuss the new Russian movie that deals with a return to what was once the USSR), 9 July 1993

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The Legacy of Chernobyl and Other Problems (Weissman interviews Volodymir Yarovivs'kii, chairman of the investigative commission exposing the cover-up of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, a representative of the Kiev Parliamentaian District, and other high Ukrainian offices. Dr. Bohdan Futala translates), 16 July 1993

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A Horatio Alger Story from the Ex-USSR (Weissman interviews Valery Chudovsky, a true-to-life Russian businessman who, in Horatio Alger style, made it big), 23 July 1993

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The Cover-ups of Education (Clare Spark and Weissman discuss the cover-ups in the teaching of history and the paucity of genuine scholarship throughout the educational hierarchy), 30 July 1993

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Cold War Spy Exchanges (Weissman interviews Craig Whitney, European correspondent of the New York Times and author of the new book Spy Trader, tracing the colorful history of East German lawyer Wolfgang Vogel, who enjoyed the confidence of East and West in the Cold War. He negotiated some 34,000 transfers from East Germany to West Germany including the exchange of Gary Powers for Rudolph Abel and the exchange of Anatoly Shcharansky for spies from the eastern block), 20 August 1993

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Disorder in South Africa: Order in Israel? (By telephone from Scotland Weissman interviews H. Ticktin, on his recent trip to South Africa. He comments also on the background and meaning of the Israel-Arab peace accord), 10 September 1993

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What Next in the Near East? (Weissman and Ali Javadi, Dept. of History at the University of California at Los Angeles, discuss the impact of the just completed Pro-Israeli peace pact), 17 September 1993

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Yeltsin/Parliament Crisis in Russia (Weissman discusses the new Yeltsin-Parliament crisis with Marshall Coldman, Harvard Russian Research Center, and with H. Ticktin, by phone from Glasgow), 24 September 1993

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Yeltsin's October Crisis Continues (The Yeltsin-Parliament crisis continues. Weissman discusses it with David Mandel of the University of Montreal in Quebec, and with H. Ticktin, University of Glasgow), 1 October 1993

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Yeltsin Coup Seen by Three Experts (This is a 30 minute special broadcast on Sunday, October 3, on Yeltsin's coup. Weissman interviews Alexander Buscalin in Moscow and others, 3 October 1993

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Kagarlitsky on Meaning of Yeltsin Coup (On October 7, Weissman had an extended interview with Boris Kagarlitsky, a member of the Moscow City Council, on the Yeltsin "Neo-October" coup), 8 October 1993

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After the Coup: News from Russia (Weissman reads from various sources reactions to the October Yeltsin coup), 15 October 1993

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Important New Book: Molotov's Memoirs (Weissman interviews Albert Resis, Prof. History emeritus Northern Illinois University, on Molotov Remembers - Inside Kremlin Politics - Conversations with Felix Chuev, Based on extended interviews with Molotov), 22 October 1993

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Interview in Moscow with R. Clarke (Weissman interviews Clarke (an Australian journalist who has lived in Moscow for the past four years) in connection with an international conference supporting political freedom. Sound quality is very poor), 12 November 1993

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Elections No Answer to Russian Crisis (Weissman interviews by telephone Renfrey Clarke, correspondent of the Australian Green Left Weekly, on the chaos that continues under the Yeltsin's regime), 10 December 1993

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Rigged Elections No Russian Solution (Weissman interviews H. Ticktin on the Yeltsin elections.), 17 December 1993

 

1994

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KPFK Covers Chiapas, Mexico Uprising (Weissman and Clare Sparks discuss the content, causes, and economic background of anti-Semitism, fascism, and nationalism. On side B radio station KPFK updates the causes and status of the rebellion of peasants in Chiapas province, Mexico), 7 January 1994

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Russia Sinks Into Economic Morass (Weissman and Dr. H. Ticktin, agree that the efforts to bring "the market" to the ex-Soviet Union have proven to be a failure. It applies also to Poland and Eastern European countries), 28 January 1994

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Russia in Turmoil with Weissman, Scheer, and Cockburn (Russia in Turmoil was a program held in Los Angeles 4 February 1994. Featured speakers were Weissman, Robert Scheer, Alexander Cockburn, and Gloria Romero. This tape does not include question and answer period), 4 February 1994

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Russia in Turmoil Meeting (contd.) Program broadcast on Weissman's "Portraits" series, 11 February 1994

Box: 6

Discussing Democracy (Weissman and Clare Spark discuss the meaning of democracy and the malaise of the left following proof of Stalin's crimes and the subsequent fall of the Soviet Union), 18 February 1994

Box: 6

Russian "Reforms" Generate Chaos (Dr. Lynn Nelson, sociology professor, and Dr. Irina Kuzes, Dept. of Urban Planning, Moscow, and Visiting Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, discuss the failure of radical reforms in the ex-USSR. Dr. Nelson is updating his book Property to the People: the Struggle for Economic Reformpublished by M.E. Sharpe), 25 March 1994

Box: 6

Romania in Transition (Weissman and Dr. Thomas Kleininger, director of the Humanitas Publishing House of Bucharest, Romania, discuss the problems and pitfalls of the transition from a dictatorship to a "democratic market" economic system), 4 April 1994

Box: 6

Democracy Fight in Ex-USSR (Weissman interviews Prof. Alexander Buzgalin, Moscow University, in the fight for democracy in the ex-USSR. He also gives an analysis of the contradictions in the failing attempt to convert, the ex-USSR to a capitalist "market" system. The first 5 minutes of the broadcast were missing), 8 April 1994

Box: 6

Daniel Singer on Post-Stalin Socialism (Weissman interviews Singer, The Nation's correspondent in Europe, on the post-Stalin problems of socialist movements.), 15 April 1994

Box: 6

The Future of Socialism UC/Berkeley (Singer, Paris based European correspondent for The Nation magazine, talks at Berkeley on the "Future of Socialism."), 1 May 1994

Box: 6

USSR Archives Now Partially Opened (Weissman interviews Dr. Alexander Pantsov, a senior research fellow at the Russian Assn. of Political Scientists and a specialist in the Russian and Chinese Revolution Central (Russian) Party Archives. New insights into Lenin-Stalin-Trotsky relationships, and the development of Russian and Chinese national socialism are shown), 20 May 1994

Box: 6

USSR Party Archives Show Stalin's Rise (Weissman interviews Dr. Alexander Pantsov), 20 May 1994

Box: 6

Russian People Suffer as Economy Slides (Weissman interviews Dr. Robert Arnat, Caledonian University Department of Economics, Glasgow, on his recent revisit to Russia), 24 June 1994

Box: 6

Marxism in US: A Retrospective (Weissman and Clare Spark conduct a wide-ranging informal retrospective on the past, present, and possible future development of a Marxist society in the USA), 1 July 1994

Box: 6

Unrest and Crime in Russia (Weissman interviews Dr. H. Ticktin on the deepening chaos, economic degradation, great growth of crime, as the former Soviet Union attempts to establish a capitalist society, 8 July 1994

Box: 6

Memories of U.S. Left (Tim Wohlforth, author of The Prophet's Children: Travels on the American Left and Weissman discuss their participation in the student movement of college leftists), 15 July 1994

Box: 6

Early Evolution of U.S. Trotskyism (Weissman interviews Albert Glotzer, a.k.a. Albert Gates, on the early evolution of Trotyskyism from the point of view of a veteran who knew Trotsky in Turkish and French exile, and who was the official court reporter at the Dewey hearings in Coyoacan, Mexico. His book, Trotsky: Memoir and Critique details 60 years of his life in the American Trotskyist movement), 22 July 1994

Box: 6

Dismantling Utopia (Weissman interviews Scott Shane, a reporter for The Baltimore Sun on his new book Dismantling Utopia in which he notes the almost complete breakdown in infrastructure, especially communications, imposed by bureaucracy), 29 July 1994

Box: 6

Soviet Workers After Perestroika (Weissman interviews Donald Siltzer, senior lecturer in European Studies, Dept. of Sociology at the University of East London, the author of a trilogy of Soviet labor's response to a system imposed on them. The latest book, Soviet Workers and Collapse of Perestroika (Cambridge University Press) addresses Gorbachev Reforms 1986-1991), 2 September 1994

Box: 6

Cuba's Dilemmas Today (Weissman interviewed Marc Cooper, an independent journalist based in Los Angeles, describing what he found in a two week visit to Cuba), 9 September 1994

Box: 6

USSR and China's "Perestroikas" analyzed (Weissman and Dr. Yuri Ovchinnikov, a China specialist, visiting scholar at University of Southern California, a former member of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow and the Institute of Eastern Studies discuss and analyze the similarities and differences driving the changes in Russia and China today), 7 October 1994

Box: 6

Belgrade, Ex-Yugoslavia, in Disarray (Florence Levinsohn, author, journalist, traveler, and Weissman discuss the new book, Belgrade - Among the Serbs), 14 October 1994

Box: 6

A Reactionary World Seen by a Reporter (Weissman interviews journalist Mark Cooper, a reporter whose new book, Roll Over, Che Guevara, has just been published by Verso Press. Cooper feels Republican victory in U.S. is symbolic of the success of media and politicians to alienate the working class from voting and participating in radical politics), 11 November 1994

Box: 6

Readings on Aftermath of U.S. Elections (Weissman reads editorial and other sources of opinions on the significance of the November 8 elections in the USA. Sources include Against the Current and The Nation), 25 November 1994

Box: 6

Report on the First Trotsky Conference (Marilyn Vogt-Downey, who participated in the first conference on Trotsky held in Russia in about 70 years, reports on her impressions and significance of the conference. She is the editor of the new book USSR 1987 to 1992, Marxist Perspectives), 2 December 1994

Box: 7

The Meaning of the Chechnia Revolt (Weissman and Dr. H. Ticktin discuss the reasons behind Russia's invasion of the former Soviet enclave Chechnia; they note the fact that there are oil interests there, that the invasion reflects the failure to establish a "market" economy), 23 December 1994

 

1995

Box: 7

Chechnia: Yeltsin's Waterloo? (In a telephone conversation, Renfrey Clarke, the Moscow correspondent for the Australian Green Left Review, and Weissman discuss the catastrophe brewing in Chechnia), 6 January 1995

Box: 7

Labor Leader Mazzochi Is Interviewed (Anthony Mazzochi, former vice-president and secretary-treasurer of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International, and now its presidential assistant, is interviewed by Weissman. He holds that none of the current U.S. political parties offer any hope to American workers), 17 February 1995

Box: 7

How Republicans "Steal" U.S. Elections (Marc Cooper, former news director at KPFK-FM Los Angeles, is interviewed by Dr. Suzan Weissman on how the directed misinformation of both major parties brought an alleged Republican "landslide" in U.S. elections), 24 February 1995

Box: 7

Why Yeltsin Attacked Chechnia (Edward Walker, director for Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies at UC-Berkeley, and Weissman review the complex reasons why Russia's Yeltsin attacked Chechnia), 17 March 1995

Box: 7

Republican Assault on Public TV, Radio (Nicholas Johnson, University of Iowa College of Law, former head of the Federal Communications Commission, Mark Lowenthal of "Project Censored," California State University Sonoma, and Paul Rosenberg of Committee to Save Public Media, join Weissman in discussing the major assault on all media and free speech under the aegis of Republican right and others such as the religious right), 24 March 1995

Box: 7

Yeltsin's Chechnia Policy Probed (Weissman and Alexander Buzgalin, member of the Executive Committee of the Russian Party of Labor, discuss Yeltsin's unpopular Chechnia policy), 31 March 1995

Box: 7

Russia's Turmoil (Weissman and Boris Kagarlitsky, author of books on the USSR and Russia and former member of the first Moscow City Council discuss the fluid political situation in Russia as Yeltsin is unable to solve economic problems, which gives rise to increasing dissent and growth of old and new parties), 7 April 1995

Box: 7

Right Wing/Terrorist Resurgence (Weissman and H. Ticktin, editor of Critique, author of The Politics of Race, discuss the international rise of the right and of terrorism in a world of disorder), 21 April 1995

Box: 7

Bombing No Stranger to U.S. History (Weissman and Clare Spark discuss the philosophical background of bombing in U.S. history, in the light of the massive Oklahoma City bombing), 28 April 1995

Box: 7

U.S. Transition: Post-Cold War Problems (Weissman and Ira Sohn discuss the problems that the U.S. faces as Washington attempts to adjust to the rise of third world economic growth), 19 May 1995

Box: 7

Coalescence of Radical Right Groups (Weissman interviews author Chris Phelps on the disintegration of differences among the three U.S. radical right groups, the "New Right," the Armed Right, and the Christian Right), 26 May 1995

Box: 7

U.S. Iran Policy Serious Disaster (Weissman interviews Dr. Ali Jivadi, a member of the staff of the review International, published in Farsi, and on the editorial board of Socialist Workers Review. Dr. Jivadi claims that Iran is in the mood for change to more western thought and the American embargo will only support the current reactionary regime), 23 June 1995

Box: 7

Economic Catastrophes Loom in World (Weissman and H. Ticktin discuss the economic and political crisis in Russia in particular as well as world-wide), 30 June 1995

Box: 7

Inner History of the Cold War (Weissman and Prof. Abbot Gleason, History Department, Brown University, discuss his new book Totalitarianism - The Inner History of the Cold War, a scholarly investigation of similarities and differences, real and philosophical-political, in 20th century European history), 7 July 1995

Box: 7

Serbs Continue Genocide as Powers Talk (Weissman interviews Barbara Magas on the continuing genocide by Serbs in ex-Yugoslavia while powers fail to act decisively. By telephone from London), 21 July 1995

Box: 7

Bosnia: Posturing by Powers Continue (Weissman interviews Ian Williams, president of the United Nations Correspondents Assn., writer for The Nation and author of the new book UN for Beginners. The discussion centers on the continued fighting and at the same time the diplomatic stalemate as the powers posture), 28 July 1995

Box: 7

U.S. Labor Loses Living STDS (James Petris, discusses the current economic situation impact on labor), 1 September 1995

Box: 7

Peace Program Dims in Near East War (Michael McAdams, Regional Director of the Sacramento CA campus of the University of San Francisco discusses the complex problems of ex-Yugoslavia entities), 8 September 1995

Box: 7

World Retreat of the Intellectuals (Chris Phelps, Department of History at the Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, and Weissman discuss the world-wide retreat of intellectuals in the face of class politics and capitalist action. The "new" philosophy of the late Sidney Hook is analyzed as one example), 15 September 1995

Box: 7

Bosnia "Peace Plan" Likely to Fail (Melanie Lasiewicz of Convoy, Bosnia, and Arilla Hoare, PhD candidate at Yale, discuss the power-brokered "peace" plan for Bosnia with Weissman), 22 September 1995

Box: 7

Labor Disarray in Russian Transition Era (Dr. Robert Arnet author of the new book, Controlling Soviet Labor (Macmillan) and Weissman discuss labor malaise during the transition process to the market), 29 September 2010

Box: 7

Bosnia Air Strikes Speed Uneasy Peace (Michael McAdams, Regional Director of the Sacramento CA campus of the University of San Francisco, and Weissman discuss the continuing peace efforts in ex-Yugoslavia), 6 October 1995

Box: 7

The O.J. Trial in Retrospect (Drs. Weissman and Clare Spark discuss the polarization of race lines, not based on class), 13 October 1995

Box: 7

Yevtushenko-Weissman Interview (Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Weissman discuss the Russian poet's new book, Don't Die Before You Are Dead. The poet also reads some of his poems), 17 November 1995

Box: 7

The Farce of Russian Elections (Professor Michael Urban, University of California at Santa Cruz, professor of politics, and Weissman, discuss the upcoming December and June elections in Russia), 1 December 1995

Box: 7

Russian Election Outcome Still in Doubt (H. Ticktin, notes the complexity of the upcoming elections in Russia in an interview with Weissman), 8 December 1995

Box: 7

Preview of Russian Elections (Alexander Buzgalin, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Moscow, editor of magazine Alternatives, and founder and head of "Founders of Democracy," and Weissman, in a teleconference from Moscow preview and analyze the Russian elections), 15 December 1995

 

1996

Box: 7

Impact of Strikes in France and the U.S. (From "Portraits of the Soviet Union" to "Portraits of the Former Soviet Union" to "The New World Disorder" Weissman starts the first of a new series entitled "Beneath the Surface." This first program deals with strikes in France with M. Lowy, speaking from Paris, and Kim Moody, speaking from Detroit), 12 January 1996

Box: 7

No Peace in Chechnia, Fragile in Bosnia (Ned Walker, Executive Director, Soviet and Post-Soviet Political Study Center at UC Berkeley, and Weissman discuss the continued volatile war in Chechnia. Atilla Hoare, a graduate student at Yale, and Weissman discuss the unstable peace in Bosnia), 19 January 1996

Box: 7

Interview with Ex-neo-Nazi (Ingo Hasselbach is an ex-neo-Nazi from East Germany who, with American Tom Reiss, has written a book Führer-ex (Random House) detailing his change from a rabid neo-Nazi to an ex-neo-Nazi. Dr. Clare Spark comments on the psychological importance of the transformation), 16 February 1996

Box: 7

China Becoming a U.S. Vassal? (Weissman and Dr. Ira Sohn, an expert on China and the Far East discuss the objectives of U.S. policy since the collapse of the USSR), 1 March 1996

Box: 7

Russian Elections Bring New Problems (H. Ticktin, Michael Urban, and Weissman probe the complications of the upcoming Russian elections), 8 March 1996

Box: 7

U.S. Global Power Breeds Domestic Ill (Weissman interviews James Petris, with an emphasis on his new book Empire or Republic: Global Power and Domestic Decay. Dr. Ira Sohn, the second guest and expert on China and the Far East, notes that U.S. policy between Taiwan and China is to "divide and rule"), 22 March 1996

Box: 7

Powers Abet Ethnic Strife in Balkans (Weissman interviews Peter Hudis, in studio, on the effects of the ethnic struggle and of nationalistic feelings in Bosnia. Dr. Hudis is the author of Bosnia and Herzegovina -- The Achilles' Heel of Western Civilization. In this interview he presents an overview of the breakup of Yugoslavia), 29 March 1996

Box: 7

Daniel Singer on Recent French Strikes (Daniel Singer, Paris correspondent for The Nation magazine, and Weissman discuss the importance of the recent strikes in France), 5 April 1996

Box: 7

Disintegration of the Parliamentary System (H. Ticktin, editor of new book, The Ideas of Leon Trotsky, and Weissman discuss the erosion and crumbling of parliamentary system in a post-Cold-War era), 19 April 1996

Box: 7

Technology and Anti-Technology (Carl Boggs, Department of Sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles and author of The Socialist Condition, and Ira Sohn, an economist and expert on the Far East, Join Weissman in a discussion on anti-technology) 26 April 1996

Box: 7

U.S. Faces Global Economics Challenge (Robert Brenner, Director, Center for Social Theory and Comparative History, University of California, Los Angeles, and Weissman discuss the increasing international economic competition and its impact on the upcoming U.S. elections), 3 May 1996

Box: 7

Russian Elections and Chechnia (Vibeke von Sperling, Danish-radio Moscow correspondent, and H. Ticktin discuss with Weissman the upcoming Russian elections and the cease-fire in Chechnia.), 7 June 1996

Box: 7

Michael Urban on Upcoming Russian Elections (Michael Urban, Professor of Soviet Politics, Department of History, University of California at Santa Cruz, and Weissman discuss the forthcoming elections in Russia), 31 May 1996

Box: 7

Russian Elections: Bosnia Pact Wanes (In an essay, Weissman holds that the differences between Yeltsin and Zyuganov are minimal: both are elitists and nationalists. Next, Geoffry White, a Los Angeles psychologist, discusses the trauma cases he has handled in Bosnia. Last, Noloni Lasiewicz, Executive Director of Lasiewicz Foundation of L.A., a humanitarian and human rights organization, talks on her Bosnian experiences and the Dayton Peace talks), 14 June 1996

Box: 8

Political Theory and Practice (Weissman, Clare Spark, and Steven Eric Bronner, member of Rutgers' Political Science Dept, discuss the culture wars and bridging the gap between theory and practice), 21 June 1996

Box: 8

L.A. Barrio Renewal Lags after Riots (Although Malibu and the Northwest area of Los Angeles have seen renewal after fires and earthquakes, the renewal of the Watts area is limited; L.A. riot scars remain. A pawnshop owner describes fading hopes for revival of area. ), 28 June 1996

Box: 8

Two Views of Russian Election Results (Weissman discusses the results of the recent Russian election with Renfrey Clarke an Australian news correspondent stationed in Moscow, and Michael Urban), 5 July 1996

Box: 8

The Trap of "Lesser Evilism" (The trap of voting for what is construed as the lesser of two evils (the Democratic and Republican party) is probed by Weissman, and David Finkel, editor of Against the Current Magazine), 12 July 1996

Box: 8

Russian Elections: What Next? (Weissman, David Johnson, Information Director of the Center for Defense Information, Washington D.C., and David Mandel, University of Quebec at Montreal, discuss the meaning of Yeltsin's "comeback" win, the role of U.S. advisors in Moscow, and possible impacts on future directions of the former Soviet Union), 19 July 1996

Box: 8

A Socialist Enclave in Venus, Florida (Weissman interviews Jacque Fresco, who is the prime mover in the establishment of a sustainable socialist society in the town of Venus, Florida), 16 August 1996

Box: 8

Chechnia and Bosnia: The Wars Drag on (Weissman interviews Ned Walker, program in Soviet and post-Soviet Studies, University California at Berkeley on Chechnia and Naloni Lasiewicz, Institute of Los Angeles on Bosnia on the status of continuing wars in both countries), 23 August 1996

Box: 8

Right Wing Gains in South Africa (H. Ticktin and Weissman discuss the current trends in South Africa in the light of apartheid end), 6 September 1996

Box: 8

Oregon Socialists New Ballot Choice (Weissman and Chris Phelps, Asst. professor of History, University of Oregon at Eugene, discuss his candidacy for senator in Oregon on the Socialist Party ticket as an alternative to traditional "lesser of two evils" voting), 13 September 1996

Box: 8

Russia Continues Slide into Chaos (H. Ticktin and Weissman discuss Russia's failing progress in the attempt to transform the government and its infrastructure into a "market economy" from its Soviet origins), 25 October 1996

Box: 8

Future of U.S. Labor Is Dim (Weissman and Robert Fitch, former labor organizer and author of The Assassination of New York, discuss the superficial rhetoric about the "rebirth" of the workers' movement), 1 November 1996

Box: 8

Digital Revolution: Bane or Boon? 8 November 1996

Box: 8

Belgrade Report; USSR Retrospect (In a live report from Belgrade Weissman discusses the rapidly changing situation in Yugoslavia where the dictatorial regime of Slobodan Milošević appears to be on the brink of falling. In part 2, Weissman and Ali Javadi conduct a discussion consisting of a retrospective of the rise and the cause of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, 6 December 1996

Box: 8

October Revolution Anniversary UCLA (Weissman, Ali Javadi, Bob Brenner), 7 December 1996

Box: 8

Che Guevara: A Biography, 19 December 1996

 

1997

Box: 8

Four Guests Discuss Yugoslavia Election. Huge Demonstrations Mark Growing Unrest. Ire against Rigged Results Is Growing against Slobodan Milošević, 3 January 1997

Box: 8

U.S. Foreign Policy: Chaotic or Directed? (Weissman and Michael Cox, Professor of International Politics at the University of Wales and author of The Cold War - Superwar Without a Mission, discuss American policy following the end of the Cold War. Dr. Ali Javadi, UCLA, notes the significance of the oil workers strike in Iran), 10 January 1997

Box: 8

U.S. Calls Shots on Peru Hostage Coup (James Petris, Professor of Sociology at State University of NY at Binghamton, and author of Neoliberalism and Class Struggle in Latin America, and Weissman discuss the Peru hostage crisis. Later, Borka Pavicevic, of the Center for Cultural Decontamination in Serbia, discusses the Serbian crisis from Belgrade), 17 January 1997

Box: 8

Nike and Globalism; Bosnia Turmoil. Bill Resnick Fights Nike in Oregon, Borka Pavicevic on Bosnia Struggle, 24 January 1997

Box: 8

40 Years of FBI Harassment of Lawyer, 14 February 1997

Box: 8

China After Deng; Race Prejudice (Stuart Schram, U of London emeritus, reserve Prof. at Harvard and author of some 10 books on Mao, discusses Deng Xiaoping's role in China's history. Loren Goldner and Weissman discuss the role of religion and the role of Spain in development of racial prejudice), 28 February 1997

Box: 8

Peggy Seeger Talks and Sings on Women's Day, 7 March 1997

Box: 8

Detroit Newspapers Lock-out Strikers (Knight-Ridder has two newspapers in Detroit. For more than a year strikers have been out to obtain a new contract. Knight Ridder locks out strikers, violating agreements and labor laws), 14 March 1997

Box: 8

Chaos Deepens in Russia and Albania (Nicholas Pano, Professor of History at Western Illinois University at Macomb, author of a book on Albania, notes the background causes of extreme unrest in Albania. Michael Urban, discusses the deepening chaos in Russia as road to "market system" continues) 21 March 1997

Box: 8

Legacy of Russian Revolution After 80 Years (Speakers: Weissman, Albert Glotzer, New York city, once a LDT sympathizer, Savas Michael Matsas, Alexander Buzgalin, Dept. of History University Moscow, and H. Ticktin, 30 March 1997

Box: 8

Peace Hope Dims in Arab-Israel Strife (Ira Sohn, an authority on the Near East who lives in Los Angeles, and Weissman discuss the implications and reasons for the Arab-Israeli peace process), 4 April 1997

Box: 8

A. Buzgalin et al: Russian Chaos Deepens (Weissman and Alexander Buzgalin, and others discuss the deepening chaos as Yeltsin makes new promises), 11 April 1997

Box: 8

Israeli-Arab Peace Pact Crisis Looms (Weissman discusses the possible looming breakdown of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process with Ygal Arens, Israeli-born, past president of American Anti-Arab Discrimination League, and Monir Deeb, a Palestinian peace advocate), 18 April 1997

Box: 8

Che Guevara Biographer Interviewed (Weissman interviews Jon Lee Anderson, author of Che Guevara - A Revolutionary Life (Grove Press) in connection with the 50th anniversary of his death. Author holds Guevara broke the mold of compromise and status quo and developed a new consciousness wherever he went), 25 April 1997

Box: 8

The Sorry State of Education in U.S. (Weissman and Clare Spark, historian and author, discuss the education morass in the USA. Tribute is given to Ralph Bunche), 2 May 1997

Box: 8

Labour Scores in UK; Sweat Shops in L.A. (Harry Brighouse, Department of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Weissman discuss the possible outcomes of the Labour Party landslide in British elections. Then, Alessandra Moctezuma notes that sweatshop labor continues in Los Angeles and Southern California), 9 May 1997

Box: 8

East Palo Alto. Revolution Sans Revolt. (Michael Levin, Stanford University, and Weissman discuss the movement to create a new entity, East Palo Alto, to overcome its "murder capital of the world" reputation. Weissman then interviews Blair Sandler on capitalism), 16 May 1997

Box: 8

NATO Growth: Catastrophe in the Making? 23 May 1997

Box: 8

Michael Parenti: Blackshirts and Red, 30 May 1997

Box: 8

Did Sirhan Sirhan Assassinate Kennedy? 17 June 1997

Box: 8

Leftward Trends in Europe, USA, 20 June 1997

Box: 8

Ireland: When Will the Shooting Stop? 18 July 1997

Box: 8

Corporations Attack Academe, Tenure, 1 August 1997

Box: 8

UPS Strikers Fight Union-Busting Ploy, 8 August 1997

Box: 8

U.S. Writers of the 30s - 60s, 30 August 1997

Box: 8

Mexico Politics Upset by Elections, 12 September 1997

Box: 8

Women's Lib. Progress Ebbs, 19 September 1997

Box: 9

Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Complex Writer, 26 September 1997

Box: 9

Powers Abet Indonesia/Timor Genocide, 3 October 1997

Box: 9

Experts Dissect Global Market Crash (H. Ticktin and Ira Sohn, economics expert in Los Angeles, join Weissman on analysis of the causes and effects of the recent major global market crash), 31 October 1997

Box: 9

China's State Capitalism Breeds Chaos, 7 November 1997

Box: 9

Lady Reporter Describes Chaos in Russia, 14 November 1997

Box: 9

Post Gulf War U.S. Strategy Questioned, 5 December 1997

Box: 9

Korea's Kim Dae Jung Now Faces IMF, 19 December 1997

Box: 9

Ethnic Cleansing, Bosnia War [note: no tape available; recording tape broke], undated

 

1998

Box: 9

Ron Carey's Teamsters Abet Sweatshops, 2 January 1998

Box: 9

Iran and Algeria: What Next for Islam? 9 January 1998

Box: 9

Globalization: Is Marxism Dead? 23 January 1998

Box: 9

Women: 50s-90s...Russian Women Today, 6 March 1998

Box: 9

Serbs Continue Albanian Ethnic Cleansing, 13 March 1998

Box: 9

Russian Crisis; Clinton Visits Africa, 27 March 1998

Box: 9

Latin America Love in Time of Hate and Indonesia: Repression Increases, 3 April 1998

Box: 9

Documentary Film Maker and Russian Chaos, 10 April 1998

Box: 9

Russia Sinks into New Economic Morass, 24 April 1998

Box: 9

150th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto, 1 May 1998

Box: 9

Globalization: Latin America, China, 8 May 1998

Box: 9

Yugoslavia Crises Escalate, 5 June 1998

Box: 9

Russia Crisis Deepens; Irish "Peace"? (Renfrey Clark, veteran Australia correspondent in Moscow, sees little hope for ebbing of Russian economic chaos. Then Michael Cox, University of Wales Dept. of International Politics, Aberystwyth, feels recent peace pact in Ireland may hold), 12 June 1998

Box: 9

L.A. Workers Protest Welfare Cuts, 19 June 1998

Box: 9

Jewish Impact on World's Ethics (Weissman interviews Thomas Cahill on his new book The Gift of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels), 26 June 1998

Box: 9

London and L.A. Homeless Now Publish Papers, 3 July 1998

Box: 9

Puerto Rico Strike; Chiapas Unrest, 10 July 1998

Box: 9

L.A. Bus Riders Protest Poor Service, 17 July 1998

Box: 9

The Decline and Fall of Post-USSR Russia, 24 July 1998

Box: 9

The GM Strike: Outcome and Implications, 4 August 1998

Box: 9

Humor Not Dead in Post-USSR, 11 August 1998

Box: 9

Russian Economy Nears Meltdown, 18 August 1998

Box: 9

Mike Davis on The Ecology of Fear (Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz, discusses his new book, The Ecology of Fear on the flawed development of Southern California), 25 August 1998

Box: 9

Democracy Stumbles in Russia, Chile, 15 September 1998

Box: 9

Asian Flu or World Capitalism Crisis? 29 September 1998

Box: 9

Serbs Continue Slaughter in Kosovo, 6 October 1998

Box: 9

Memorial Service for Mark Sharron, 10 October 1998

Box: 9

Pinochet in UK: Will Justice Prevail? 27 October 1998

Box: 9

Four Scholars Discuss Market Socialism, 3 November 1998

Box: 9

Floods Bring Misery to Latin-America, 17 November 1998

Box: 9

Economic and Political Crises Continue in Japan and Indonesia, 24 November 1998

Box: 9

Mike Davis: L.A.'s Feet of Clay, 2 December 1998

Box: 9

U.S. Abandons UN in New Near East Politics (tape missing), 11 December 1998

Box: 9

Russian Liberal Assassinated. What Next? 15 December 1998

Box: 10

Iraq and Iran: Near East Peace Falters, 22 December 1998

Box: 10

150 Years of the Communist Manifesto, 23 December 1998

Box: 10

Russian Economy Sinks Lower and Lower, 29 December 1998

 

1999

Box: 10

Clinton: Impeachment for Wrong Reasons? 12 January 1999

Box: 10

Yugoslavia in Chaos; "Market" Economy Falters, 19 January 1999

Box: 10

Global Market Economics: Boom or Bust? 26 January 1999

Box: 10

Russian Politics, Economics Hit New Low, 16 February 1999

Box: 10

NATO-U.S. Kosovo Peace Plan Falters Anew, 23 February 1999

Box: 10

Afghanistan Women Enslaved by Taliban, 2 March 1999

Box: 10

Elia Kazan: Saint or Sinner? 16 March 1999

Box: 10

Ethiopia-Eritrea War Surfaces Anew and NATO Kosovo Bombing Angers Russia, 23 March 1999

Box: 10

NATO Bombs Serbia: War Is on in Kosovo, 30 March 1999

Box: 10

Movie: "A Place Called Chiapas," 6 April 1999

Box: 10

D. Singer: "Their Millennium or Ours?," 13 April 1999

Box: 10

Mark Cooper Interviews Noam Chomsky, 18 April 1999

Box: 10

Four Experts Discuss Kosovo Crisis, 20 April 1999

Box: 10

Black-"Red" U.S. Politics 1918-1930s, 27 April 1999

Box: 10

Whither Kosovo Now?...Loach on Film, 27 July 1999

Box: 10

Iran Turmoil; Puerto Rico Seething, 3 August 1999

Box: 10

Russia: The Continuing Crisis Deepening, 10 August 1999

Box: 10

New Book Labor Betrayed by Leaders, 17 August 1999

Box: 10

Post-War Serbia: What Next? and Russia: What Next After Yeltsin? 24 August 1999

Box: 10

Russian Money-Laundering Scandal and The Fear of Old Age Perils, 7 September 1999

Box: 10

Hollywood Biz: A Humorous Look, 21 September 1999

Box: 10

Chechen War Flares Anew and New Book on Old Age Discussed, 5 October 1999

Box: 10

Democracy Founders in Chile and Slaughter Resumes in Chechnia, 8 November 1999

Box: 10

The Prison-Industrial Complex, 15 November 1999

Box: 10

The WTO: Labor's Friend or Foe? 22 November 1999

Box: 10

Russians Blast Chechnia and Labor Blasts World Trade Organization, 29 November 1999

Box: 10

Torture Flourishes in "Democracies," 6 December 1999

Box: 10

Police Gas, Jail 600 WTO Protesters, 13 December 1999

Box: 10

Duma Elections: A Democratic Farce, 20 December 1999

Box: 10

Columbia Truce Faltering and University Students Discuss Activism, 27 December 1999

 

2000

Box: 10

Three Experts Discuss Russia's Future, 3 January 2000

Box: 10

Green Party Candidate Speaks and Two Experts: The Assault on Children, 10 January 2000

Box: 10

Three Experts Discuss Russia's Destiny, 17 January 2000

Box: 10

Einstein's Daughter and Cuban Boy, 14 February 2000

Box: 10

Discrimination Against Women and Whither Pinochet Now? 21 February 2000

Box: 10

FBI vs. Lennon; Iran Election; Deaths Haunt Chechnia, 28 February 2000

Box: 10

L.A. Police Scandal...Pinochet Returns, 6 March 2000

Box: 10

Chilean Elections...Russian Humor, 13 March 2000

Box: 10

Ticktin on Russian "Elections" and Working Women Today, 20 March 2000

Box: 10

Russian Election Results and Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, 27 March 2000

Box: 11

Who Owns America? And Labor's Hoffa Sells Out Anew, 3 April 2000

Box: 11

L.A. Hotel Workers Living Wage Strike and Russia: Putin's Crooked Election, 10 April 2000

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Global Fight Against Globalism and Stock Market Convulsions: Why? 17 April 2000

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Elian's Release...IMF and WB Protests, USA-Cuba Relations: What Next? 24 April 2000

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The Global Rise of Anti-Capitalism, 1 May 2000

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Playwright Zinn Says Marx Is Still Alive, 8 May 2000

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Putin's "Strong State" and Sweatshops Still Thrive in L.A., 19 June 2000

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The Taliban Terror against Women, 26 June 2000

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Election Upset in Mexico and A New Biography of Marx, 3 July 2000

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Iran's Islamic Rule Slowly Ebbs and A New Book on American Labor, 10 July 2000

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Kosovo Today and Workplace Conflicts, 17 July 2000

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The Democrats Convene in Los Angeles, 11 August 2000

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Background Briefing, 13 August 2000

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Cohen, Kozol, and Urban Assess the Los Angeles Democratic Convention, 21 August 2000

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Chile Coup Anniversary; AIDS Cases Rise, 11 September 2000

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L.A. Strike; Death Penalty; Wen Ho-Li, 18 September 2000

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L.A. Strikes End; Kozol Backs Gore as Best Lesser Evil for Education, 23 October 2000

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Soviet Return to Capitalism Becomes a Catastrophe, 30 October 2000

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Five Experts Dissect U.S. Elections, 6 November 2000

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Media Election Coverage Poor at Best, 13 November 2000

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Gore? Bush? and Hoover's Merry Pranks, 4 December 2000

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Labor Organization in S. California and Mexico Greets Fox, 18 December 2000

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Program lists and article, 1995-2000