Local voices, global issues: Suzanne Massie
Author, consultant and a frequent visitor to the people, not politics, of Russia, Suzanne Massie sat down for a recent interview to describe how she ended up as a rare American who walks among ordinary Russian citizens, and met numerous times with President Ronald Reagan, who sought her experience and expertise.
Suzanne Massie sits at her desk in her Leningrad apartment.
Suzanne Massie looks for a passage in Land of the Firebird, a book she authored on the history and people of ‘old’ Russia.
Massie’s East Blue Hill home displays artifacts and mementos from her travels, such as these Russian boxes.