Report on Russia

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In this audio recording, William A. Shields reflects upon his experience and observations taken in Russia, then a part of the Soviet Union, during the summer of 1962. He describes employment, retirement, opportunities for children, and religion in Russia. He does so by comparing the socialist government of Russia versus the democracy of the United States of America. He describes the opportunities provided for children in great detail. He discusses the train stations that are run by children, the special children theaters, and the special resources the Russian government allocates to children and families to help children develop their talents in art and music.


Audio begins squealing at 3:09; There are 14 minutes of dead space; audio begins making a lot of noise at 29:35 and continues to do so in spurts until the end of audio.


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