Anne Applebaum

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Is a Rift Growing Between the U.S. & Poland?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

President Obama is traveling to Poland this week, but the Poland he arrives in is much cooler about its American ally. Is there a subtle but growing divergence of interests between Poland and the United States behind all of the apparent consensus over the Ukraine crises?

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Today's Highlights | February 5, 2014

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Other Highlights From Today's Show: Protests continue in Kiev, with opposition groups demanding changes to the Ukrainian constitution to limit the president’s powers. As MPs negotiate for the change, we look at the possible outcome of the upheaval...The March Against Fear aimed to unify and solidify the civil rights movement by marching from Memphis Tennessee to Jackson Mississippi. What actually happened, starting with the near fatal shooting of James Meredith, started a conversation among black activists.


Life Behind the Iron Curtain, 1944–56

Monday, November 26, 2012

Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum discusses how Communism took over Eastern Europe after World War II and transformed the individuals who came under its sway. Her history Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–56 draws on newly opened East European archives, interviews, and personal accounts translated for the first time to show in detail the dilemmas faced by millions of individuals trying to adjust to a way of life that challenged their beliefs and took away everything they had.

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