Please find below the details of Bridget Kendall's visit to Cambridge in
With best wishes
Meet the renowned BBC correspondent, who was the first woman to receive
the coveted James Cameron Award for distinguished journalism in 1992, in
particular for her work in Russia.
WHEN: Monday, 26th March, 7pm for 7:30
WHERE: Pippard Lecture Theatre,
J.J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE
Bridget Kendall was the BBC Moscow correspondent in 1989-1994, reporting
on the break-up of the Soviet Union. She witness the power struggles in
the Soviet Communist party as Mikhail Gorbachev tried to introduce reform.
Bridget Kendall was just outside the White House when the tanks rolled in
during the dramatic 1991 coup, and then covered troubled hotspots in
Chechnya, Georgia and Tadjikistan.
In her current job as BBC Diplomatic correspondent, Bridget Kendall has
twice interviewed President Putin, most recently in July of last year.
Organised by the Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society (CamRuSS)
Followed by wine, juice and nibbles
Entrance: £5 (£3 CamRuSS members & concessions), which includes
Tel.: (01954) 211841