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Year: 2008

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Findings of the 1937 commission chaired by John Dewey investigating the charges against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow trials

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“We find the Moscow trials to be frame-ups. We find Leon Trotsky not guilty.”   These were the findings of a 1937 commission of inquiry headed by US philosopher John Dewey into the charges against communist leader Leon Trotsky leveled in the Moscow trials.   Trotsky was the chief defendant...

A seminal treatise depicting philosophical ideals on a landscape dominated by major players…. A meaningful snapshot into a capsule of time.— Jon Bradley, editor, Insights: A publication of The John Dewey Society for the Study of Education and Culture

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