During the last two weeks of September, the people of the United States were upset by a disturbing, bewildering, almost a frightening experience. A real, live Communist flew into the country in an up-to-date jet-prop plane so large that it startled observers. He bounced from coast to coast and back again, then took off for home in a whirlwind of publicity, discussion, and controversy. This ... [Show full abstract] article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.
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