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Dans les Archives du Comité Central: Trente Ans de Secrets du Bloc Soviétique
Dans les Archives du Comité Central: Trente Ans de Secrets du Bloc Soviétique
By Karel Kaplan
Albin Michel, 1978, 365 pp
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Revelations of a former functionary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia who, as a historical researcher, had access to the party archives. Twice imprisoned, he was eventually able to leave the country, taking with him his recollections of the secret files, though not the documents themselves. He uses this special knowledge to retell the history of the politics and international relations of the 1950s and 1960s, especially the spectacular political trials of that period.