Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 – A World on the Edge
Where: New York Public Library—Mid-Manhattan Library
476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance)
212-340-0863 Price: Free
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With Helen Rappaport, historian and the New York Times bestselling author of “The Romanov Sisters.”
This illustrated lecture spotlights the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals who saw the drama unfold. During 1917 Petrograd was turned into a ‘red madhouse’ as diplomats, military attaches, governesses, journalists, businessmen and nurses watched history being made in the war-torn capital.