Dead Man Talking: Lenin's Body and Russian Politics

3/21/2016; 56 minutes

Arch Getty explores the intriguing details surrounding Lenin's body, which was embalmed shortly after his death in 1924 and has been on public display ever since in a mausoleum on Moscow's Red Square. Getty is a Distinguished Professor in the UCLA Department of History. Recorded on 10.19.2015. (#30567)

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