Librarian Mark Yoffe on Voice of America (Russia)
Dr. Mark Yoffe, curator of the International Counterculture Archive and the Soviet Samizdat Archive in Gelman's Global Resources Center was interviewed by Voice of America (Russia). He spoke about the relevance of Soviet protest rock music in today’s Russia and showed off the Words + Sounds of Dissent: From Samizdat to Rebel Rock exhibit on Gelman's 7th floor. GW student Ivor Urek also commented on American student interest in the music from the former Soviet Union.
View the full interview here. (Segment begins at the 23:00 minute mark and is in Russian.) The Words + Sounds of Dissent: From Samizdat to Rebel Rock exhibit is open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Wednesday from 10 am to 8 pm.