Who Was Rosa Luxemburg?

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Guests:
Essayist, memoirist, and critic Vivian Gornick, author of "The Men in My Life" and "Fierce Attachments," and Paul LeBlanc, professor of history at La Roche University and editor of "Rosa Luxemburg: Reflections and Writings."
Hosts:
Marissa Brostoff
Broadcast Date: 
Jun 12 2011
Description: 

Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary icon, a pathbreaking Marxist theorist, and, according to the editors of Verso's new volume of her correspondence, a "fanatical" letter writer. Gornick and LeBlanc discuss--and debate--what Luxemburg's letters can tell us about women and communism at the dawn of the Soviet era.

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Episode: June 12, 2011