Listened to Werner Herzog on Gorbachev from On the Media | WNYC Studios

Bob sits down with acclaimed director and documentarian Werner Herzog to discuss his latest film "Meeting Gorbachev."

Renowned director and documentarian Werner Herzog's latest filmmaking endeavor examines the legacy of the eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev. For the film, Herzog sat down with the 88 year-old former General Secretary for a candid conversation about his complicated legacy. In the latest installment of Bob's Docs, Herzog joins Bob to discuss his filmmaking process and the history of the man he profiled.

Herzog and Gorbachev

Chris Aldrich is reading “Dwight D. Eisenhower: Address ‘The Chance for Peace’ Delivered Before the American Society of Newspaper Editors. April 16, 1953”

Read Dwight D. Eisenhower: Address "The Chance for Peace" Delivered Before the American Society of Newspaper Editors (
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.