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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Susan Weissman Radio Broadcast Interviews
    Dates: 1986-2000
    Collection Number: 88042
    Creator: Weissman, Susan, interviewer.
    Collection Size: 11 cassette boxes (4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Sound recordings on compact sound cassettes relating to contemporary political, social and economic conditions throughout the world, and especially in the Soviet Union and its successor states, from a weekly radio program broadcast on radio station KPFK, Los Angeles.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    The collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Susan Weissman Radio Broadcast Interviews, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1988 with additional increments through the year 2000.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Susan (Suzi) Weissman, a Professor and Chair of Politics at Saint Mary's College of California, sits on the editorial boards of Critique and Against the Current. She is the author of Victor Serge: The Course Is Set on Hope (Verso, 2001); and edited Victor Serge: Russia Twenty Years After (Humanities, 1996), and The Ideas of Victor Serge (Critique Books, 1997), as well as many articles on the Soviet Union and Russia. Her research emphasis is on working class and left wing dissent. Weissman has hosted drive-time broadcast public affairs programs on KPFK radio of Los Angeles for more than two decades. During the years of turmoil and disintegration of the Soviet Union, she hosted many special programs and live broadcasts from participants. She began as host of "Portraits of USSR" and "Read All About It" later titled "The New World Disorder" before it morphed into "Beneath the Surface."
    Source: Suzi Weissman (about) page, http://suziweissman.com/?q=about  accessed 11 August 2010

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Sound recordings on compact sound cassettes relating to contemporary political, social, and economic conditions throughout the world, and especially in the Soviet Union and its successor states, from a weekly radio program broadcast on radio station KPFK, Los Angeles. The collection also includes program description lists for the years 1995-2000, and an article, which may be found in the last box.

    Arrangement

    The cassettes are organized chronologically. Sound recording date, title, and additional information in parentheses were selected from the cassette labels created by Weissman or her staff.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    World politics--20th century.
    Former Soviet republics.
    Soviet Union--Politics and government--1985-1991.
    Russia--(Federation)--Politics and government--1991-
    Phonotapes.
    KPFK (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif)