Knox Alum Studies Russia’s “Cold War” Generation

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Knox graduate and Russia history scholar Donald J. Raleigh provides an overview of his book, Soviet Baby Boomers, with a focus on the role Soviet families played in shaping the Baby Boomers’ worldviews; the opening up of the Soviet Union and spread of information; and the socialist system’s not living up to expectations that it created in articulating the Soviet dream; Feb. 26 at the Annenberg Auditorium…

Raleigh graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and completed his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at Indiana University. He is the Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor of Russian History at the University of North Carolina. He has authored, translated, and edited numerous books on modern Russian history… Read more…