Related Program: In Contrast Episode #18: In Search of Gorbachev: William Taubman By Ilan Stavans • Mar 7, 2018 Related Program: In Contrast TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 2 Burns Maxey / NEPR View Slideshow 2 of 2 Listen Listening... / 47:04 William Taubman is a professor emeritus of political science at Amherst College. His biography of Nikita Khrushchev won a Pulitzer Prize in 2004. His latest book is Gorbachev: His Life and Times. Tags: IN CONTRAST PODCASTTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content 'Gorbachev' Is A Gripping, Sympathetic And Detailed Portrait By editor • Sep 13, 2017 Mark Katkov is an editor at NPR. He was the CBS News Moscow Bureau producer during the Gorbachev and Yeltsin years. In Contrast: A Podcast on Culture in the Making Episode #17: Zapotec Poetry & the Language of Radio By Ilan Stavans • Feb 21, 2018 Burns Maxey / NEPR Listen Listening... / 47:43 Radio producer Karen Werner and translator Wendy Call discuss a radio documentary on Zapotec poet Irma Pineda, and explore translation and the loss of language and cultural identity. Episode #16: A Rabbi in Search of God - Justin David By Ilan Stavans • Feb 7, 2018 Burns Maxey / NEPR Listen Listening... / 42:21 Justin David is a congregational rabbi in Northampton, Massachusetts and the author of Longing: Jewish Meditations on a Hidden God. Episode #14: “Representing” in Broadcasting - Ray Suarez By Ilan Stavans • Dec 14, 2017 Burns Maxey / NEPR Listen Listening... / 53:29 Distinguished journalist Ray Suarez talks about his career as a Latino broadcaster.