Guest: Samantha Lomb on Stalin’s Constitution: Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution published by Routledge.
Guest: Maria Belodubrovskaya on Not According to Plan: Filmmaking under Stalin published by Cornell University Press.
Guest: Jon Waterlow on Soviet jokes under Stalin.
Guest: Yuri Slezkine on The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution.
Guest: Seth Bernstein on Raised Under Stalin: Young Communists and the Defense of Socialism.
Guest: Sheila Fitzpatrick on Stalinism.
Guest: Joshua Rubenstein on The Last Days of Stalin.
Guest: Lisa Kirschenbaum on International Communism and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity and Suspicion.
Guest: Steve Maddox on Saving Stalin’s Imperial City: Historic Preservation in Leningrad, 1930–1950.
Guest: James Heinzen on The Art of the Bribe: Corruption under Stalin, 1943-1953.