Natan Sharansky: Science, Faith, and Survival

Conversations with History: Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky, Minister in the Israeli Government.


UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler welcomes Natan Sharansky, a minister in the Israeli government and a leading figure in the human rights movement in the Soviet Union during the last stages of the Cold War. They discuss how he survived imprisonment in the Gulag, the role of human rights in bringing on the demise of communism, and the implications of the global human rights struggle for the search for peace in the Middle East.

KEYWORDS: Soviet Union, Russia, Political Activism. 

Natan Sharansky
Publication date: 
December 13, 1999
Publication type: 
Conversations with History