Crossing the River A Memoir of the American Left the Cold War and Life in East Germany E–book/E–pub


Crossing the River A Memoir of the American Left the Cold War and Life in East Germany

Victor Grossman ç 9 Summary

Ecoming a pivotal orce in NATOIn the late 1980s the East leaders Staged A Few Media a Heroes Adrift (Hero, few media trying to continue to isolate the German Democratic Republic the misnomer that East Germany clinging to power believing that only they could be keepers of thelame The East Germans like the Chinese were into self criticism circles They had tutors who bullied doubters and discouraged ree thinkers cutting them down
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uestions such Are you uestioning the collective judgment of experienced Marxist leaders able to assess actors Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old far better than any individual Could you be correct than they areIt was a traumatic timeor the author when Krushchev revealed Stalin s crimes in the mid 1950 s But the author continued to rationalize that his adopted homeland was still a better place to live than imperialist America It s an excellent book anyway AUFERSTANDEN AUS RUINEN UND DER ZUKUNFT ZUGEWANDT. Grossman ist und bleibt garantiert der einzige Mensch mit Diplomen von Harvard und der Karl Marx Universität In diesem Buch erzählt er aus seinem Leben – in den USA der DDR und dann in der neuen BRD Der Blick eines US amerikanischen DDR Journalisten auf unterschiedliche gesellschaftliche Verhältnisse ist spannend – und mit viel Witz geschrieben. .
E author argues that in 1960 the uality of life wasn t so bad in East Germany Yes there were severe Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs food shortages but everyone s medical care was paidor and everyone had a job or was provided with necessities Gray Bishop for survival and assistanceor Puckster's First Hockey Sweater finding a job according to his own need Of course the people also spent needless hours every day manually washing clothes and dishes lighting aire in the pot bellied stove and patiently waiting or unreliable public transportation or hoofing it because they couldn t afford a carIn the early 1960 s the East Germans kept trying to attack the integrity of the ederal republic of west germany with good Federal Republic of West Germany with good by publicizing the Liar fact that a large number of ex Nazis who had committed unspeakable war crimes were working in civil service as judges even and in the West s armedorces It was somewhat alarming that so many Nazis were helping Germany to re arm and Ist Er arbeitet beim Democratic German Report und bei Radio Berlin International wird Leiter des Paul Robeson Archivs an der Akademie der Künste Als reischaffender Journalist berichtet er in DDR Medien vor allem *über Die USANach 1990 Publiziert *die USANach 1990 publiziert weiter und informiert die Welt über Entwicklungen In über Entwicklungen in auch im Rückblick auf die DDRVictor. This is a wonderful irsthand account of the DDR What makes it even special is the American perspective I recommend it highly The Book of the Week is Crossing the River by Victor Grossman published in 2003This autobiography tells how an American defected to East Germany during the Korean War A very unusual story indeed He was brainwashed by his parents intellectual Communists both in the 1930 s and 1940 sHe tried to rationalize his penchant or suffering by saying that the cruel and unusual goings on in the sHe tried to rationalize his penchant or suffering by saying that the cruel and unusual goings on in the actually provided a worse way Gaffer for people to live than the East Germans did In the early 1950 s the McCarthy era was inull swing the US had ousted the leader of Guatemala in a bloody affair and instigated another shameful coup in Iran there was the ugliness at Peekskill there was still segregation besides the Soviets had helped defeat Germany Comrade Stalin was a god to the CommunistsTh. Als der US Soldat Stephen Wechsler bei Linz in die Donau steigt lieht er vor der Kommunistenverfolgung in den USA des Senators McCarthy Sein Ziel ist die andere Seite des Flusses die Welt hinter dem 'Eisernen Vorhang'Sein neues Leben beginnt mit einem neuen Namen – Victor Grossman wird der DDR Transportarbeiter Kulturleiter Dreher Lektor Journal. neues Leben beginnt mit einem neuen Namen – Victor wird in der DDR Transportarbeiter Kulturleiter Dreher Lektor Journal. .