As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
His stand against Soviet Communism landed him in prison, and the annals of literary history. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who exposed the tyranny of Soviet rule in classics such as “One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich” and “Gulag Archipelago”, died this week at the age of 89. We speak with legendary broadcaster Marvin Kalb about Solzhenitsyn’s legacy.
- Marvin Kalb Edward R. Murrow Professor Emeritus, The Kennedy School of Government and The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University
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