The Truth About the Mad Monk of Russia
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 857 , Segment 2
Episode: Ship of Dreams
- Feb 3, 2021 8:00 pm
- 17:37 mins
This year marks the 150th birthday of “The Mad Monk of Russia,” but what is the true story of Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin? And why is it so hard to separate fact from fiction? Guest: Douglas Smith, historian, translator, and author of "Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs"