National Press Club

Engineering Communism

November 17, 2005

About This Video

Run time: 59 minutes

Steven Usdin was interviewed about his book Engineering Communism: How Two Americans Spied for Stalin and Founded the Soviet Silicon Valley, published by Yale University Press. He talked about the two engineers who escaped the Federal Bureau of Investigation and helped develop the Russian computer industry. Mr. Usdin also talked about his meeting and relationship with one of the engineers.