Which side were you on? : the American Communist Party during the Second World War : interview transcripts and summaries, 1977-1978.

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Isserman, Maurice. Which side were you on? : the American Communist Party during the Second World War : interview transcripts and summaries, 1977-1978.

Which side were you on? : the American Communist Party during the Second World War : interview transcripts and summaries, 1977-1978.

Contains five transcripts and three summaries of interviews with the following prominent American Communists: Joe Clark, Sam Darcy, Peggy Dennis, John Gates, Gil Green, Al Richmond, David Goldway, and Carl Marzani.

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Communist party of the United States of America

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The Communist party of the United States is a left-wing Marxist party dedicated to revolutionary socialism and, until the anti-Communist Soviet revolution of 1991, to support of the Communist party of the USSR. With the establishment of the Communist International (COMINTERN) in Moscow in 1919, new Communist parties were founded in many countries including the United States. There have been many name changes and ideological shifts in the party over the years. Beginning in 1956, there was an ideo...

Dennis, Peggy

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Green, Gil, 1906-

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Gil Green (1906-1997), born Gilbert Greenberg in Chicago, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, was a Communist youth leader in the 1930s, a member of the Communist Party's Politburo, a Smith Act defendant, and the chief (albeit unofficial) figure of a reformist current in the CPUSA through 1991. He joined the Young Workers League (later the Young Communist League) in 1924, and shortly thereafter, the CPUSA, and in 1932 became national secretary of the YCL, a position he held throughout the deca...

Marzani, Carla

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Carl Marzani (1912-1994), an Italian-American immigrant radical, was a writer, editor, publisher, and also produced political documentary films. During the late 1930s he received a degree at Oxford University, joined the anarchist Durruti Column during the Spanish Civil War to fight against the fascists, hitch-hiked around the world with his first wife, Edith, and then served briefly as a Communist Party, USA, organizer on New York City's Lower East Side. During World War II, he worked in the Un...

Isserman, Maurice

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Maurice Isserman is a professor of history at Hamilton College, New York, and the author of several books on the history of the American left, including: If I Had a Hammer: The Death of the Old Left and the Birth of the New Left (1993) and The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington (2000). From the description of Which side were you on? : the American Communist Party during the Second World War : interview transcripts and summaries, 1977-1978. (New York University). WorldCat ...

Richmond, Al, 1913-1987

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Al Richmond is currently the historian/museum curator for the Grand Canyon Railway museum. He has a Master of Science Degree in Natural Resources Interpretation and Quaternary Studies from Northern Arizona University. From the guide to the Al Richmond Collection, 1975-1985., (Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department.) ...

Darcy, Samuel, 1905-

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Darcy was a Communist Party activist. From the description of Oral history interviews with Samuel Adams Darcy, 1970 September 18 and 1971 March 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 31484957 Samuel Adams Darcy was born as Samuel Dardeck in 1905 in the Ukraine of Jewish-socialist background was a leading official of the CPUSA from 1925-44 and also headed the Communist International's Anglo-American Secretariat (1935-38). He was head of the Young W...

Gates, John, 1913-1992

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Goldway, David

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Clark, Joseph, 1913-

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