The Lockhart Plot
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 745 , Segment 1
Episode: Spy Stories
- Nov 16, 2020 8:00 pm
- 27:26 mins
The Lockhart Plot, if successful, would have resulted in the assassinations of Lenin and Trotsky and the establishment of an Ally-friendly regime in Russia. But this plot was a “turning point that failed to turn.” How would history have been different if they had succeeded? Guest: Jonathan Schneer, Professor Emeritus of British History at the Georgia Institute of Technology and author of "The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin’s Russia"