[I]t takes about two minutes to walk around the body. I thought Lenin looked small....
Once outside the tomb, we walked slowly past the graves of former Soviet leaders, including Stalin, who was the greatest mass murderer in history (estimated 40-60 million victims). For me, it was a weird experience. On the other hand, the Ukrainians we were with were deeply moved by it all. As were most of the other visitors.
August 21, 2007
Roger Von Oech is in Moscow, posing with Lenin and the Czar. Dummies. Then on to the tomb.