Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 13, 2012 - History - 304 pages
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Until now, many sinister events that transpired in the clash of the world’s superpowers at the close of World War II and the ensuing Cold War era have been ignored, distorted, and kept hidden from the public. Through a meticulous examination of primary sources and disclosure of formerly secret records, this riveting account of the widespread infiltration of the federal government by Stalin’s “agents of influence” and the damage they inflicted will shock readers.

Focusing on the wartime conferences of Teheran and Yalta, veteran journalist M. Stanton Evans and intelligence expert Herbert Romerstein, the former head of the U.S. Office to Counter Soviet Disinformation, draw upon years of research and a meticulous examination of primary sources to trace the vast deception that kept Stalin’s henchmen on the federal payroll and sabotaged policy overseas in favor of the Soviet Union. While FDR’s health and mental capacities weakened, aides such as Lauchlin Currie and Harry Hopkins exerted pro-Red influence on U.S. policy—leading to massive breaches of internal security and the betrayal of free-world interests. Along with revealing the extent to which the Soviet threat was obfuscated or denied, this in-depth analysis exposes the rigging of at least two grand juries and the subsequent multilayered cover-up to protect those who let the infiltration happen. Countless officials of the Roosevelt and Truman administrations turned a blind eye to the penetration problem. The documents and facts presented in this thoroughly researched exposť indict in historical retrospect the people responsible for these corruptions of justice.
 

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Two veteran Cold War historians allege that pro-Soviet American government officials and private citizens labored during and after World War II to aid communism around the globe.Former Indianapolis ... Read full review

Contents

The Greatest Story Never Told
1
The Ghost Ship at Yalta
25
See Alger Hiss About This
40
Three Who Saved a Revolution
64
Remember Pearl Harbor
89
Friends in High Places
112
The Media Megaphone
134
Betrayal in the Balkans
155
The Morgenthau Planners
176
Stalins Coup in Asia
195
State and Revolution
222
Notes
257
Acknowledgments
271
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M. Stanton Evans is the author of seven previous books, including Blacklisted by History and The Theme Is Freedom. Now a contributing editor at Human Events and a contributor at National Review, he was previously the editor of the Indianapolis News, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times syndicate, and a commentator for CBS and Voice of America. He lives near Washington, D.C.

Herbert Romerstein was head of the Office to Counter Soviet Disinformation at the U.S. Information Agency from 1983-1989. He had previously served on the staff of several congressional committees, including the House Intelligence Committee.

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