Russian Revolutions and the Soviet Regime #20: Purges and trials, 1936-38

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unknown/unknown (Creation date: 1959)
Main contributors
Indiana University. Radio and Television Service; Byrnes, Robert Francis
Robert F. Byrnes was a Professor of History at Indiana University from 1956 to 1988 and served as director of the Russian and East European Institute at IU from 1959-1962 and 1971-1975. Byrnes specialized in the study of Russian conservative thought, Russian historical writing, anti-Semitism in France and Europe, the Soviet role in world affairs after World War II, American policy toward Eastern Europe, and Soviet American relations. 

This film is part of series Byrnes created in 1959 for distance learning purposes. This episode contains: Discussion of the great purges and public trials between 1935 and 1938. Commentary on the communist party and Soviet system of the time. Narrative of the purges, between January of 1935 and late 1938. Next, interpretation of the causes of the purges. Impacts of the purges on the events of 1959. 
Indiana University Department of History
Russia --Study and teaching (Higher) --Indiana --Bloomington.
Robert F. Byrnes papers
University Archives
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[Item], Robert F. Byrnes papers, Collection C388, Indiana University Archives, Bloomington.

An Indiana University Radio and Television Service presentation produced in cooperation with the I.U. Department of History with a grant from the Ford Foundation; a Television Correspondence Course.
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00452583; Other: C388.32D; MDPI Barcode: 40000003329457; Collection Identifier: C388