Everything you need to understand or teach Lenin's Tomb by David Remnick.
David Remnick, a journalist with the Washington Post arrives in the Soviet Union in January 1988. Little does he know that, during the four years that he is assigned to Moscow, the country will experience tremendous change, and the Soviet Empire will crumble. Remnick is an eyewitness to a remarkable struggle between the forces of the past and the vision of future. Remnick's Russian heritage, command of the language, and role as a journalist enables him to explore the past, present and future in a way that few Westerners ever could. Remnick lives in Moscow and develops a social network with Soviet friends and colleagues. Through this network, he is able to provide the reader a glimpse of the life of average Soviet people. As a journalist, he interviews some of the most influential figures in the modern Soviet Union and some of the most despised remnants of the Stalin... View more of the Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire Summary
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