Nicholas and Alexandra: war and the fall of the Czar, 1914-1917

United States, 1976

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Episode number 4 of Series “Western Civilization”.
Shows the intertwining of Russia’s war policy abroad with her chaos at home. Tells how Nicholas went to the front with the army, leaving Alexandra to rule and how she thought only of her son’s possible cure. Ends with Czar’s abdication. Uses excerpts from the film “Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman.

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