Although reaching a greater audience, they had little bargaining power with employers. Duranty felt that Stalin scrapped the New Economic Policy because he had no political competition. Short, chubby and bald, and wearing horn-rimmed eyeglasses, Jerome looked like a benign professor.
In both cases, however, there is a denial of reality. The path he followed was almost the same as that taken by Rapf.
Rapf, however, understood its purpose: Failed attempts, since the time of Peter the Greatto apply Western ideals in Russia were a form of European colonialismhe wrote, that had been finally swept away by the Revolution.
His immigrant father, Simeon Levy, who Americanized his name to Lawson, had assimilated against great odds and in the face of prejudice.
This play was also trounced by the critics.
In the middle of the diplomatic duel between Great Britain and the Soviet Union over the accused British engineers, there appears from a British source a big scare story in the American press about famine in the Soviet Union, with "thousands already dead and millions menaced by death from starvation.
Any report of a famine in Russia is today an exaggeration or malignant propaganda. Providence may favour the expectant angler with a good day, and the water in order but experience has taught most of us that the good days are in the minority, and that, as is the case with our rapid running streams, -such as many of our northern streams are, -the water is either too large or too small, unless, as previously remarked, you live near at hand, and can catch it at its best.
Much has been said and written-and well said and written too on the art of fishing but loch-fishing has been rather looked upon as a second-rate performance, and to dispel this idea is one of the objects for which this present treatise has been written.
Duranty i write as i please wbai on the Soviet Union, and after[ edit ] In the series of reports for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for CorrespondenceDuranty argued that the Russian people were " Asiatic " in thought: These are questions that have been embargoed for a generation.
While Browder himself ran on a Communist presidential ticket, he made it clear that his membership should vote for 37 38 Red Star over Hollywood Roosevelt on the Democratic line.
The legendary director offered him a job in Hollywood; but when Cole arrived there, De Mille was nowhere to be found and Cole was forced to take a job digging ditches on the back lot of the Warner Brothers studio.
Each of the attendees' names was read in turn, politely applauded by the guests, until Duranty's. Failed attempts, since the time of Peter the Greatto apply Western ideals in Russia were a form of European colonialismhe wrote, that had been finally swept away by the Revolution.
Noticing a wall newspaper on political topics, Lardner and a Canadian friend decided to put up one of their own. At home many of their editors found it hard to believe a state would deliberately starve millions of its own people.
Once he had recovered, Duranty resumed his career as a journalist in the Soviet Union.
Cohan and Sam Harris while he was still in college. According to Taylor, Duranty became involved in a relationship with Crowley's mistress Jane Cheron, and eventually married her.
The studio heads responded to the crisis by asking their workers to accept a pay cut of up to 50 percent, depending on their weekly salary. To the degree that he is remembered, it is as a man who devoted years to studying the life and work of Herman Melville.
The Nation then described his reporting as "the most enlightened, dispassionate dispatches from a great nation in the making which appeared in any newspaper in the world. In response to Stalin's Apologistthe critical biography by Sally J.
But there was more: The Comintern set up Communist parties obedient to Moscow in other countries, trained Communist leaders, and sub1 2 Red Star over Hollywood sidized and coordinated their activities.
Give the tyro either end of the boat he likes give him a cast of ally flies he may fancy, or even a cast similar to those which a crack may be using and if he catches one for every three the other has, he may consider himself very lucky.
Well, we dont deny that. Here, when you get right down to it, is the supreme justification from the Bolshevik angle of the cruel and often bloody pressure upon "the former People" or class enemies from Czar to kulak.
InStalin rewarded this praise and appreciation by saying that Duranty tried "to tell the truth about our country". However, he also said that, for those who could not accept the system, "the final fate of such enemies is death". We are amused by actors who toy with political and social ideas, adopting and discarding them with equal caprice and treating them as the intellectual equivalent of fashion statements.
Soon afterward he was called before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, where he refused to testify. In addition, he repeated Soviet views as his own opinion, as if his 'observations' from Moscow had given him deeper insights into the country as a whole.
Although he converted from Judaism to Christian Science, he nevertheless endured antiSemitism. In an untried loch it is necessary to have the guidance of a good boatman but the same argument holds good as to stream-fishing One great matter is, that the loch-fisher is depend- ent on nothing but enough wind to curl the water, -and on a large loch it is very seldom that a dead calm prevails all day, -and can make his arrangements for a day, weeks beforehand whereas the stream- fisher is dependent for a good take on the state of the water and however pleasant and easy it may be for one living near the banks of a good trout stream or river, it is quite another matter to arrange for a days river-fishing, if one is looking forward to a holiday at a date some weeks ahead.
Again, it is said that the boatman has as much to do with catching trout in a loch as the angler. According to Schulberg, V. His refusal to borrow money to set up a business of his own eventually led to their divorce.
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