Guest Host: Steve Roberts

For decades, the story of the mystic Russian monk Rasputin and the role he played in the fall of the Romanov dynasty was never fully known. But five years ago, a long-hidden KGB file on Rasputin resurfaced. Russian journalist Edvard Radzinsky reveals its contents in his new book.

Guests

  • Edvard Radzinsky author and Russian journalist

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Steve Inskeep: “Jacksonland”

Thursday, May 21 2015For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.