We asked people what they think of Lenin and then got the views of his biographer, Victor Sebestyen.
Ji Hyun Park escaped twice from North Korea. James Bartholomew gives an introduction about North Korea and then interviews Ji Hyun about life in North Korea and how she escaped to China.
Interview with Jung Chang, author of ‘Wild Swans’, about her own and her family’s experience of communist rule in China.
Interview with the author of “Pink Flower – Growing Up in Mao’s China” by Zoom, 27th July 2022.
Interview with Zsolt Szilagyi, a witness and participant in the events that led to the downfall of Ceaușescu in Romania.
This short excerpt from a longer video features Árpád Gazda, a peaceful dissident. He was arrested by the Securitate, the secret police, and beaten up.
Giles Udy tells the story of how the book came to be published and the reaction it caused. James Bartholomew asks a follow-up question. Event, June 14th 2022.
The extraordinary story of how a peaceful pastor provided the spark which led to the overthrow of Ceaușescu
The extraordinary story of how a peaceful pastor, László Tőkés, provided the spark that led to the overthrow of the communist regime in Romania.
Interview with one of the last living survivors of the Gulag: Ivanna Maszczak, who was sent to the notorious region of Kolyma.
A story of romance in the Gulag between a man and a woman who never met. James Fox voiced the words of an emotional letter written by Vladmir in the Gulag.