Ideology of shared prosperity under fire
The Japan Times
We will bury you, bragged Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev. In the end, the opposite occurred. The Soviet bloc ultimately collapsed because it lost this competition, weakening its claim to any popular legitimacy as well as undermining its military strength.
Readorama: Not all 'Children of Monsters' followed parents' tyrannical paths
Kansas City Star
Less than two months after Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's 1953 death, son Vasily was arrested, convicted of anti-Soviet statements and sentenced to eight years in prison before being paroled later by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Life was not ...
The 'Reverend Roy' and words to the wise
Nikita Khrushchev's (the communist leader of the United Socialist States of Russia) shoe banging incident occurred in the fall of 1960 in a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly at the United Nations. He pounded his shoe on his delegate-desk in protest ...
Red Star Falling: The Trumbo Train Wreck
In 1956, after Nikita Khrushchev's speech about Stalin to a Party Congress, he told an old friend of his that he was not surprised, because he had read George Orwell, Koestler, James Burnham, Eugene Lyons and Isaac Don Levine, authors who told the ...