Tales of an American Culture Vulture

Tales of an American Culture Vulture

by Bill McGuire
     
 

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Too much has been written about relations and negotiations between the governments of the United States and the former Soviet Union. But, what about the ordinary people-to-people contacts between the two countries? How were young, Russian-speaking Americans treated in the Soviet Union? Why did Soviet citizens stand for hours in the cold, rain and snow to visit…  See more details below

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Too much has been written about relations and negotiations between the governments of the United States and the former Soviet Union. But, what about the ordinary people-to-people contacts between the two countries? How were young, Russian-speaking Americans treated in the Soviet Union? Why did Soviet citizens stand for hours in the cold, rain and snow to visit American cultural exhibitions? What elaborate trips for Soviet dignitaries were organized by the US State Department? What happened when a Soviet delegation met with the John Birch Society in Iowa? What caused the Voice of America to stop hiring Russian-speaking Americans and to replace them with recent Soviet

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595270972
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/13/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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