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Somin on FX’s The Americans

Professor Ilya Somin comments on the portrayal of communism in FX’s The Americans, a television show about spies from the Soviet Union who are living in the United States during the 1980s. Somin says, “From a political perspective as opposed to an artistic one, I think it deserves credit for the way it portrays Communism generally, and the KGB specifically.”

Commies even Reagan could love: The Americans is a rare beast: a political show that pleases both right and left, Maclean's, April 20, 2014. By Jaime Weinman.

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