The Foreign Desk

Historical series: The Sputnik crisis

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29 October 2022

Episode 461

30 minutes


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In part one of our historical series, we travel back in time to 1957 to unpack the Sputnik crisis. What did this new satellite foreshadow, and how did the Soviet Union do it? Andrew Mueller speaks to Henry Rees-Sheridan, Tom Nichols, Mark Galeotti and Linda Dawson.

29 October 2022

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