Revolutions

Can anyone guess which one Lenin and the Bolsheviks will choose? 

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The Bolsheviks caught the car. Now they had to figure out what to do with it.

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We made it.

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Wherein we keep moving toward the October Revolution by progressing halfway to halfway to halfway to halfway...

Link: Event w/ Dr. Faith Hillis for her book Utopia's Discontents.

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Comrade Lenin says don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

Link to details on the talk/signing in Pasadena!

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Links to tour details...

Minneapolis Oct 11: Magers and Quinn

Naperville Oct 12: Anderson's Bookshop

Madison/Verona Oct 13: Kismet Books

Milwaukee Oct 14: Boswells Book Company

Pasadena Oct 27: Vromans Bookstore

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Links to details...

Main page (scroll down):

Minneapolis: Magers and Quinn

Chicago: Anderson's Bookshop

Madison: Kismet Books

Milwaukee: Boswells Book Company

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Not a political plot. A sitcom plot.

 

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When you come at the king, best not miss.

 

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Don't put all your eggs in one basket, folks.

 

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April 1917 reminds us sometimes foreign affairs DO matter in domestic politics.

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The H2W related podcast appearances I mentioned:

  1. Based on a True Story with Dan LeFebvre. Great chat about Lafayette in film and TV.
  2. KPFA's Letters and Politics with Mitch Jeserich. This one is a video!
  3. Tides of History with Patrick Wyman. More of me and Patrick being me and Patrick. So good, informative, and fun.
  4. My History Can Beat Up Your Politics One of the O.G. podcasts. Since 2006!
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Wherein the Bolsheviks call for an Uber.

The New Yorker Article by Adam Gopnick

The New Republic Article by David Klion (Hi David!)

 CBS This Morning Segment Look ma I'm on the tee-vee.

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The February Revolution succeeded! Everything is great now!

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Aug 20 Politics and Prose with Jamelle Bouie

Aug 23 Midtown Scholar with Ben Rhodes

Aug 24 The Strand with Alexis Coe

Aug 31 Harvard Bookstore with Patrick Wyman.

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The Duma is about to get a new roommate: The Petrograd Soviet

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Aug 20 Politics and Prose with Jamelle Bouie

Aug 23 Midtown Scholar with Ben Rhodes

Aug 24 The Strand with Alexis Coe

Aug 31 Harvard Bookstore with Patrick Wyman.

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Good riddance to Dear Nicky.

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Aug 20 Politics and Prose with Jamelle Bouie

Aug 23 Midtown Scholar with Ben Rhodes

Aug 24 The Strand with Alexis Coe

Aug 31 Harvard Bookstore with Patrick Wyman.

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The February Revolution began on International Women's Day

Meanwhile...Lafayette Events!

Aug 20 Politics and Prose with Jamelle Bouie

Aug 23 Midtown Scholar with Ben Rhodes

Aug 24 The Strand with Alexis Coe

Aug 31 Harvard Bookstore with Patrick Wyman.

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Really should have called this episode The Verge.

Come hang out with Patrick Wyman and Me on July 22 to celbrate the launch of his book The Verge!

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Why get off the road to ruin when you can just stay on it?

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You make the call.

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Inflation and scarcity are not exactly solid foundations to base the stability of a regime.

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Ok, maybe it wasn't a great war, but it *was* a great offensive.

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Lafayette comes to America! Enjoy!

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Scroll down it's at the bottom.

Thanks!

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When it started, everyone thought it was gonna be a regular war. But it turned out to be a *great* war.

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Wherein we finally talk about the Second International just so we can watch it die.

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War will cause another revolution? No! War will prevent another revolution.

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Confused by how events Balkans could spark a world war? Good news, you're not alone. All the Great Powers of Europe are right there with you.

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You already know a lot actually!

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Au revoir Paris.

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A rapist protected by powerful friends? Who has ever heard of such a thing?

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Why be an illiterate Siberian peasant when you can be a sought after curiosity in St. Petersburg.

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Wherein the gods hate me, but they hated Alexei Romanov even more...

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Stolypin's reforms died. Then Stolypin died.

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After re-writing election laws to ensure a Duma he could work with, Prime Minister Stolypin finally had a Duma he could work with.

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Why have two revolutions when you can have one big long revolution?

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Unity Congress more like DISunity Congress, amirite?

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Who expropriates the expropriators?

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Wherein we ask the ask the eternal question: Was it really a coup?

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To celebrate his new reform program, Prime Minster Stolypin handed out commemorative neckties. 

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They didn't get dubbed "The Duma of National Anger" because they were quiescent and complacent.

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Last time on the Revolutions Podcast...

 

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