Ideas In Action with Jim Glassman
Vladimir Putin and the Future of Russia (#242)
Guests: Matthew Rojansky, Deputy Director of the Russian and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; David Satter, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute; Clifford Gaddy, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
Vladimir Putin's recent announcement that he intends to become Russia's President yet again indicates he rules Russian politics with an iron fist. Could he lead the country back behind a new Iron Curtain? [26 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: From the producers of "Think Tank with Ben Wattenburg," Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman is a new half-hour weekly series on ideas and their consequences. Each edition of Ideas in Action presents a discussion of trends, conditions, and ideas behind the week's headlines. In the tradition of the long-running PBS series Think Tank, the program limits itself to one topic per half-hour edition in order to go deeper into a subject than the average TV show. Viewers engage with a diverse group of economists, historians, anthropologists, political scientists, demographers, and social philosophers, as well as authorities from many other disciplines.
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