Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. “New Insights on the Russian Revolution”

Firing Line Videos, Hoover Institution, taped on December 13, 1990, uploaded to YouTube on March 3, 2015.

Guest: Richard Pipes


A gripping look at the Soviet Union, with Richard Pipes, a man who has spent all his adult life studying it. Pipes: “There are signs that the right-wing groups are becoming very impatient with all of this, and it’s entirely possible that they will … impose a right-wing dictatorship, with or without Gorbachev” (as in fact they did attempt, eight months after this conversation).