World History Minute: Khrushchev Denounces Stalin

World History Minute: Khrushchev Denounces Stalin
World History Minute: Khrushchev Denounces Stalin

World History Minute: Khrushchev Denounces Stalin

We remember what happened on February 25th in 1956: Nikita Kruschev - then the leader of the Soviet Union - attacked the legacy of Joseph Stalin in a four-hour speech that sparked what historians call “de-Stalinization.” Guest: John Schmidt is a historian and the author of “On This Day in Chicago History.”