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After Words: John Fleming, "The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War" interviewed by Amity Shlaes

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In his book "The Anti-Communist Manifestos," John Fleming talks about four books that influenced the way people viewed the Cold War.  Professor Fleming describes what the authors of these books -  Victor Kravchenko, Jan Valtin, Whittaker Chambers, Arthur Koestler - went through after they decided to speak out against the Soviet Union.  

Professor Fleming discusses his book with Amity Shlaes, senior fellow for economic history at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of "The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression."        

About the Authors

John Fleming

John Fleming is professor emeritus of literature at Princeton University, where he taught for 40 years before retiring until 2006.  His books include "Reason and the Lover" and "1492: An Ongoing Voyage."  For more, visit: johnvfleming.com.  

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After Words: John Fleming, "The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War" interviewed by Amity Shlaes

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