Charles E. Bohlen
Charles Eustis “Chip” Bohlen (August 30, 1904 – January 1, 1974) was a Soviet expert and United States diplomat from 1929 to 1969, serving in Moscow before, during, and after World War II, succe...
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George F. Kennan
George Frost Kennan (February 16, 1904 – March 17, 2005) was an American advisor, diplomat, and historian, known best as an advocate of a policy of containment of Soviet expansion at the end of World ...
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W. Averell Harriman
William Averell Harriman (November 15, 1891 – July 26, 1986) was an American Democratic Party politician, businessman, and diplomat. He was the son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman...
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David Ferrie
David William Ferrie (March 28, 1918 – February 22, 1967) was an American pilot who was alleged by New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison to have been involved in a conspiracy to assassinate Presi...
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Jackson Tate
Jackson Rogers Tate (15 October 1898 - 19 July 1978) was a United States Navy admiral who began his naval career as an enlisted man and became one of the first naval aviators. He fathered a child, Vic...
Langston Hughes
James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist.He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary...
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Harry Haywood
Harry Haywood (February 6, 1898 – January 4, 1985) was a leading figure in both the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU). His goal was to con...
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Maurice G. Hindus
Maurice Gerschon Hindus (Russian: Морис Гершон Хиндус) (February 27, 1891 - July 8, 1969), was a Russian-American writer, foreign correspondent, lecturer and authority on Soviet and Central Europe...
Marvin Makinen
Marvin William Makinen (born August 19, 1939) has been a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago since 1974 and is a founding member of the Human Rights Board at the university.
Born in...
William Christian Bullitt, Jr.
William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (January 25, 1891 – February 15, 1967) was an American diplomat, journalist, and novelist. Although in his youth he was considered something of a radical, he later becam...
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Nicholas Daniloff
Nicholas Daniloff (born December 30, 1934) is an American journalist who graduated from Harvard University and was most prominent in the 1980s for his reporting on the Soviet Union. He came to wider i...
Richard Edward Snyder
Richard Edward Snyder (December 10, 1919 – January 9, 2012) was a United States Department of State official best known for his role as senior Moscow consular official handling Lee Harvey Oswald...
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Paul Robeson, Jr. (November 2, 1927 – April 26, 2014) was an American author, archivist and historian.
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Lone gunman theory
Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was, according to five U.S. government investigations, the sniper who assassinated John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, in...
United States Ambassador to Russia
The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Russian Federation is the ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary from the United States of America to the Russian Federation. The position i...
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Gus Hall
Gus Hall (born Arvo Kustaa Halberg; October 8, 1910 – October 13, 2000) was a leader and Chairman of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and its four-time U.S. presidential candidate. As a labor leader, H...
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Trial of Clay Shaw
On March 1, 1967, New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison arrested and charged New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw with conspiring to assassinate President Kennedy, with the help of Lee Harvey Oswald...
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Joseph E. Davies
Joseph Edward Davies (November 29, 1876 – May 9, 1958) was an American lawyer and diplomat. He was appointed by President Wilson to be Commissioner of Corporations in 1912, and First Chairman of the...
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William Z. Foster
William Z. "Bill" Foster (February 25, 1881 – September 1, 1961) was a radical American labor organizer and Marxist politician, whose career included serving as General Secretary of the Communi...
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Alexander Dolgun
Alexander Dolgun (September 29, 1926 - August 28, 1986) was a survivor of the Soviet Gulag who wrote about his experiences in 1975 after being allowed to leave the Soviet Union and return to his nativ...
Fred W. Kaltenbach
Frederick Wilhelm Kaltenbach (March 29, 1895 – c. October, 1945) was an American of German origin who broadcast Nazi propaganda from Germany during World War II.
Frederick Kaltenbach was bor...
Foy D. Kohler
Foy David Kohler (February 15, 1908 – December 23, 1990) was an American diplomat and career Foreign Service Officer who was Ambassador to the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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Armand Hammer
Armand Hammer (May 21, 1898 – December 10, 1990) was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran from 1957 until his death, t...
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Walter Ciszek
Rev. Walter Joseph Ciszek, S.J. (November 4, 1904–December 8, 1984) was a Polish-American Jesuit priest who conducted clandestine missionary work in the Soviet Union between 1939 and 1963. Fift...
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Isadora Duncan
Angela Isadora Duncan (May 27, 1877 – September 14, 1927) was an American dancer. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 5...
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Dictabelt evidence relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy
A Dictabelt recording from a microphone stuck in the open position on a motorcycle police officer's radio in the vicinity of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963,...
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