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Michael S Beatles brought down the USSR- PBS -not a concert (25) RE: How the Beatles rocked the Kremlin PBS 10 Nov 09


This was a wonderful show. Before turning it on, I assumed it was a concert film that woud be interrupted as usual by fundraising. I didn't know that the Beatles never played Moscow, and the film explains why they didn't. The authorities didn't like the Beatles at all. People throughout the former Soviet Union formed a widespread "community," based on their shared love of forbidden Beatles music, and of course their love of freedom and art. Like Kat says, a wonderful film about the human spirit. PBS usually repeats things for a while, so watch for this one.

Michael Scully
Austin, TX


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