The 1980s daytime soap opera “Santa Barbara” ran for nine years on NBC to little fanfare. But in post-Soviet Russia, it was must-see TV for tens of millions of people. It was a window into Western society, and an escape from post-Cold War life.
'Santa Barbara' soap opera explains how Russians see the U.S.
- Mikhail Iossel - Concordia University - @Mikhail_Iossel