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In the shadow of Sakharov [videorecording] / Washington Media Associates ; Frontline/WGBH in association with Central Independent Television and Studio FILE ; written and produced by Sherry Jones ; directed by Foster Wiley.

Publication:
[Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1991]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (90:18 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
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Subjects:
Sakharov, Andreń≠, 1921-1989.
Scientists -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Politicians -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Human rights workers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Glasnost.
Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.
Form/Genre:
Television series.
Biographical films.
Documentary television programs.
Language:
Russian dialogue with English subtitles ; English narration.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC
Summary:
Documents the life and careers of the great Russian scientist, dissident, and politician Andrei Sakharov, who was been called the "father of Soviet democracy" and who, after his return to Moscow from internal exile in December, 1986, became the leader of Democratic opposition to Gorbachev. Sakharov's release and opposition marked the real beginning of Glasnost. Includes extensive commentary on his life and work by friends, colleagues and family members.
Participant:
Will Lyman.
Credits:
Director of photography, Foster Wiley ; edited by Foster Wiley, Christine Jamieson and Kris Kral.
Notes:
Originally shown as a segment of the television series Frontline on October 15, 1991.
Contributor:
Wiley, Foster. , Director
Jones, Sherry. , Producer
Lyman, Will. , Narrator
PBS Video. , Distributor
Washington Media Associates. , Producer
Central Independent Television. , Producer
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) , Producer
Frontline (Television program)
Studio FILE (Firm)
OCLC:
25224554