Succession to Stalin Audio

Announcement of Stalin’s Death
Radio Moscow
Description: This announcement from Radio Moscow was the first word that the outside world received of the death of the Soviet Union’s greatest and longest-lasting dictator.

Broadcast of Stalin’s Funeral (March 1953)
Description: Solemn excerpts from the day long broadcast of the great leader’s funeral in Moscow. Hundreds of thousands of grief-stricken mourners filed by the casket that day.

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