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This edition: Within the Whirlwind (2009)

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Episode Details

First aired: February 25, 2017.

(Germany|Poland|Belgium, 2009, 90 min., in English, color, Biography|Drama) Director: Marleen Gorris. Writers: Nancy Larson (screenplay), Eugenia Ginzburg (autobiography). Stars: Emily Watson, Pam Ferris, Ian Hart. During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.

Discussion guest: Stuart Liebman, Queens College, Emeritus.

Guest List

Stuart Liebman Emeritus, Queens College