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The Forgotten Founder of ‘Partisan Review’ Wrote Porn and Thrillers

What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?

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Dr. Zhivago’s CIA Connection and the Pope

‘The Zhivago Affair’ is a detailed reconstruction of one of the most fascinating of the Cold War’s cultural skirmishes

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How Sweet, Smart Kids Under Occupation Come To Worship Militants

In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream

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Ghosts of Soviet Holocaust Cinema Finally Escape From the Censors’ Files

Long-lost and suppressed classics with complicated depictions of the Shoah have found a revivalist champion

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The Afterlife of a Russian Bard

The influence of Vladimir Vysotsky, who would have been 75 this week, reaches far beyond his homeland

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Atomic Bombshell

New research uncovers a link between Freud’s inner circle and the Soviet atomic bomb

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The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East

Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts

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Daybreak: Kennedy Saved Refusenik Baby

Memories of Lodz, a blind date peace plan, and more in the news

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About-Face

Whittaker Chambers, Lionel Trilling and the anti-Communist turn

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