2 John Reed, Eye-Witness

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Nov 8, 201714m
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2 John Reed, Eye-Witness
Nov 8 '1714m
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Ten contemporary cultural specialists look back at the impact of the Russian Revolution of 1917 on artists of the time - in film, theatre, poetry, dance and beyond. 100 years to the day since American journalist John Reed witnessed first-hand the momentous events in revolutionary Petrograd, writer and historian Helen Rappaport reappraises his classic account, Ten Days That Shook the World. Part of Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture Producer Alison Hindell BBC Cymru Wales.

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