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Estraikh, Mazurkiewicz-Meisarosh, Beinfeld: "August 12, 1952"      This show recalls the tragic events in the USSR of August 12, 1952. Popularly known as "Night of the Murdered Poets", the event itself, as well as associated themes -- such as Yiddish language and culture in the Soviet Union, Soviet Bloc, and in leftist circles -- is being remembered on this special broadcast by two distinguished guests, Gennady Estraikh and Jana Mazurkiewicz Meisarosh. The so-called Night of the Murdered Yiddish Poets took place on August 12, 1952, when thirteen leading Jewish polit...
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