After the fall of the Soviet Union, then-Senator Joe Biden spearheaded an effort in Congress to send the beloved show, “Sesame Street”, to Russia.
The move was part of a larger aid package designed to help with education reform and win over the hearts and minds of Russian youth.
Natasha Lance Rogoff was hired as the executive producer of “Ulitsa Sezam” and was at the center of the show’s production. She quickly found out that bringing this classic child’s program to the former Communist nation would prove both challenging … and deadly.
Natasha Lance Rogoff recently joined FOX News Rundown Chris Foster to discuss her book, ‘Muppets in Moscow.’
She detailed how she and her partners had to deal with cultural conflicts, corruption, censorship, and even violence.
Due to time limitations, we could not include all of the conversation in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire interview with Natasha Lance Rogoff and learn more about the incredible story of “Ulitsa Sezam.”