How it was 31.10.2001 (2001)

Telecast №75346, 1 part, duration: 0:34:00
Production: VID
With the participation of: Studio "Experiment"
Director:Mihail Barkan, Svetlana Nagornaya
Anchor:Oleg Shklovskij
Camera operators:Aleksandr Kolesnikov, Yurij Vazhnov, Aleksej Osaulenko, Iljya Papernov, Aleksandr Zhukovskij, Kirill Kornilov
Other authors:Svetlana Solopova

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The program is devoted to the reburial of Stalin's body. on the night of 30 to 31 October 1961.

Newsreel: turn to the Column Hall of the House of Unions for farewell to Stalin's body. 6-8 March 1953.

Weeping woman.

Honor guard at the coffin of Stalin.

Carrying out the coffin from the Hall of Columns.

Panorama of the conference room of the 22nd Congress of the CPSU in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses, hall types.

From the rostrum act first secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU Spiridonov IV, Brezhnev LI, Podgorny NV.

Guests of the program are former State Security sergeant Nikolai Berlev, deputy director of the senior research fellow of the Research laboratory at Lenin's mausoleum Yuri Romakov speak of a meeting of the congress on October 30, 1961, the preparation of public opinion for the reburial of Stalin's body, about the security measures taken before the commencement of the reburial, the assassination attempts on the sarcophagi of Stalin and Lenin, about the situation in the area of ​​Red Square on October 30-31 1961, the choice of the place for the grave, the course of the reburial, his participation in the reburial procedure and the preparation of Stalin's body for burial, the reasons for its secrecy, and the change of the inscription on the mausoleum.

Former Second Secretary of the CIM CPSU Nikolai Egorichov gives an interview about the adoption of the 22nd Congress of the CPSU, the decision to reburial the body of Stalin, the reaction of delegates to the congress proposal for reburial (synchronously).

Stalin's nephew Alexander Alliluyev gives an interview about his attitude to the removal of Stalin's body from the mausoleum and the reasons for the absence at the funeral of Stalin's relatives (synchronously).

An employee of the stone processing plant, Petr Grishin, speaks of the fate of the plate taken from the mausoleum (synchronously).


Brezhnev Leonid Ilich - statesman and politician Podgorny Nikolay Viktorovich - state and political figure Spiridonov Ivan Vasilievich - statesman and politician

Calendar: 31.10.2001

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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