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The Kremlin and the People

The Kremlin and the People

By Walter Duranty

Reynal, 1941, 222 pp.

Mr. Duranty has long been one of the best-known reporters of the Soviet scene, though his dispatches and books have often aroused considerable controversy since he "writes as he pleases." This little volume is no exception. Mr. Duranty's interpretation of recent Russian events, especially the Moscow trials and the purges, is open to question on various scores.