American Experience

The Great Famine

Season 23, Ep 9, Aired 4/11/11
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  • Episode Description
  • When the Soviet Union suffers a massive famine in the early 1920s, the United States rushes to send food and manpower to alleviate the crisis.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Melissa Martin (I)

  • Austin Hoyt

  • David Ogden Stiers

    Narrator

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Yulia Khmelevskaya (historian): Many Russians saw in that famine a sign of a sort of "god-will." Sort of a retribution for their bad behavior during the Revolution.

    Trivia (1)

    • Many credit Herbert Hoover, head of the American Relief Administration after World War I, as a person who may have saved more lives than any one human in history.

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