Episode number 5 of Series “Western Civilization”.
Covers the October Revolution and shows the radicalisation, counter revolution and civil war. Explains that Lenin returned to Russia, promising peace and a new socialist order. Shows how Kerensky became powerless and ends with the Czar’s execution. Uses excerpts from the film “Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm to tell the story of the Bolshevik victory.
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