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Register of the Susan Weissman Radio Broadcast Interviews
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Description
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.
Background
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."
Extent
11 cassette boxes (4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.