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  • Biographical/Historical Note
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  • Title: Susan Weissman Radio Broadcast Interviews
    Date (inclusive): 1986-2000
    Collection Number: 88042
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 11 oversize boxes (4.0 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Sound recordings on compact sound cassettes relating to contemporary political, social and economic conditions throughout the world, and especially in the Soviet Union and its successor states, from a weekly radio program broadcast on radio station KPFK, Los Angeles.
    Creator: Weissman, Susan
    Creator: KPFK (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1988 with additional increments through the year 2000.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Susan Weissman Radio Broadcast Interviews, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Susan (Suzi) Weissman, a Professor and Chair of Politics at Saint Mary's College of California, sits on the editorial boards of Critique and Against the Current. She is the author of Victor Serge: The Course Is Set on Hope (Verso, 2001); and edited Victor Serge: Russia Twenty Years After (Humanities, 1996), and The Ideas of Victor Serge (Critique Books, 1997), as well as many articles on the Soviet Union and Russia. Her research emphasis is on working class and left wing dissent. Weissman has hosted drive-time broadcast public affairs programs on KPFK radio of Los Angeles for more than two decades. During the years of turmoil and disintegration of the Soviet Union, she hosted many special programs and live broadcasts from participants. She began as host of "Portraits of USSR" and "Read All About It" later titled "The New World Disorder" before it morphed into "Beneath the Surface."
    Source: Suzi Weissman (about) page, http://suziweissman.com/?q=about  accessed 11 August 2010

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Sound recordings on compact sound cassettes relating to contemporary political, social, and economic conditions throughout the world, and especially in the Soviet Union and its successor states, from a weekly radio program broadcast on radio station KPFK, Los Angeles. The collection also includes program description lists for the years 1995-2000, and an article, which may be found in the last box.

    Arrangement

    The cassettes are organized chronologically. Sound recording date, title, and additional information in parentheses were selected from the cassette labels created by Weissman or her staff.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
    Audiotapes
    Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991
    Former Soviet republics
    World politics -- 20th century