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Soviet science and feeding Britain at war

November 17th, 2016

Episode 294 of 296 episodes

Simon Ings, author of Stalin and the Scientists, describes how the Bolshevik leaders intervened in scientific research in the USSR. Meanwhile, food writer William Sitwell tells the story of a man who battled to bring supplies into Britain during the era of rationing

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