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Khrushchev: The Man and His Era

July 9, 2011

William Taubman is author of the biography Khrushchev: The Man and His Era.

Nikita Khrushchev was born into peasant circumstances. He made himself into a committed Communist and a talented, ambitious political leader. Biographer William Taubman describes how this underestimated man achieved the pinnacle of Soviet success.


William Taubman

William Taubman

Former Fellow;
Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Amherst College
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