This is a blog for use in both of my HIS 241 and HIS 242 Russian history survey courses at Northern Virginia Community College.

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05 October 2007

Khrushchev and the Space race

On Tuesday night, we had an interesting session with Professor Sergei Khrushchev--Nikita's son-- who related some first-hand knowledge about the background of the Soviet space program. What was surprising occurred when the floor opened for questions from the audience; there was a high level of hostility apparent in the number of questions about the evilness of communism and the relationship between the US and USSR during the Cold War.

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