Alexander Yakovlev: Shaping Russia's Transformation. A Leader of Perestroika Looks Back

Alexander Yakovlev (Conversations with History)

Alexander Yakovlev, Architect of Glasnost and Perestroika.


Host Harry Kreisler is joined by historian and former Politburo member Alexander Yakovlev who reflects on his role in the transformation of the Soviet Union and the fall of communism.

KEYWORDS: Russia, Soviet Union, Gorbachev, Glasnost, Dissent, Elberg Lecturers. 

Alexander Yakovlev
Publication date: 
November 20, 1996
Publication type: 
Conversations with History