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Dissidents. the fifth estate

Company :  PRODUCED BY ZAO TOP SECRET TELECOM
Year :  2003
Duration :  43 min 59 sec
Scriptwriter :  Yevgeny Mezentsev
Director :  Elena Lapenkova
Producer :  Esther Leviyeva
A detailed investigation of the activities of the so-called dissidents in the mid-sixties. The program includes brief interviews with the Alexander Asmolov, dean of the Psychology Faculty at Moscow State University; Lyudmila Alexeyeva, chairman of the Helsinki Group; Alexander Daniel, the son of Julius Daniel and chairman of the Memorial society; Vladimir Baburin, chief of the Moscow-based bureau of the Radio Liberty station; Victor Sharapov, senior advisor to the chief of KGB from 1971 through 1981; Valeria Novodvorskaya, chairwoman of the Democratic Choice party; Alexander Yakovlev, USSRs propaganda minister from 1969 through 1973; Alexey Simonov, chairman of the Glasnost Protection Foundation.