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I.F. Stone, Soviet AgentóCase Closed
Commentary Magazine ^ | April 21, 2009 | Harvey Klehr, John E. Haynes and Alexander Vassiliev

Posted on 04/21/2009 11:15:37 AM PDT by Jbny

When new information about Americans who had cooperated with the Soviet KGB began to emerge in the 1990s, no individual case generated as much controversy as that of the journalist I.F. Stone, who had long been installed in the pantheon of left-wing heroes as a symbol of rectitude and a teller of truth to power before his death in 1989.

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1 posted on 04/21/2009 11:15:37 AM PDT by Jbny
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To: Jbny

bump for later


2 posted on 04/21/2009 11:16:38 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (May God save America from its government; this is no time for Obamateurs. Emmanuel = Haldeman?)
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To: Jbny

This puts it at what...Leftwing lie #??? We’ve run out of numbers!


3 posted on 04/21/2009 11:19:14 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: Jbny

I still remember the extremely dull tool, Peter Jennings, eulogizing Stone to an evening news audience, no doubt 95 % of whom had never heard of him.


4 posted on 04/21/2009 11:19:40 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Jbny

I am sure DU will be all over this =o)


5 posted on 04/21/2009 11:20:16 AM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Jbny; ml/nj

Explains why he went after Socrates!


6 posted on 04/21/2009 11:23:40 AM PDT by cornelis
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To: Jbny

How un-surprising!

By the way, can anyone point me to a book or books that address Soviet financing and support of the 60s anti-war and counter-culture movements in the US?


7 posted on 04/21/2009 11:26:23 AM PDT by Poe White Trash
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To: Jbny
Is this Stone any relation to Oliver? And is the Dodd mentioned in the article related to the bozo in the Senate? He was a German ambassador; obviously that Dodd had good political ties. Did he lead the way for the present Dodd?
I also found it interesting that the article mentioned Eric Alerman and Stone's role as his mentor.
8 posted on 04/21/2009 11:31:11 AM PDT by madinmadtown (It is good to be right.)
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To: Jbny

They’re all guilty.

A good friend of the family worked as a consultant on the Alger Hiss case. His verdict — “Guilty as hell.”


9 posted on 04/21/2009 11:31:58 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: Jbny
Tomorrow's NYT headline.

Right?

10 posted on 04/21/2009 11:33:56 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: gusopol3
the extremely dull tool, Peter Jennings Dull but useful in the hands of the right people.
11 posted on 04/21/2009 11:35:53 AM PDT by RobbyS (ECCE homouestions there was a LONG pause before)
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To: Jbny

Very damning but I was concerned by the article’s use of the term “KGB” for the period 1936-1945 when strictly speaking there was no such organization at the time. Critics will seize on this as an “error.”


12 posted on 04/21/2009 11:36:44 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: MediaMole

The irony is that Joe McCarthy probably did more to whitewash the Communists than anyone. He was so clumsy that the woman whose interrogation led directly to his downfall was a communist agent but got away with it.


13 posted on 04/21/2009 11:38:42 AM PDT by RobbyS (ECCE homouestions there was a LONG pause before)
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To: Poe White Trash
Look for a documentary called "No Place to Hide: The Strategy and Tactics of Terrorism". The now infamous Larry Grathwohl clip talking about the Weather Underground's plans for concentration camps and genocide came from this video. You should be able to find it on the web fairly easily.

Also, visit discoverthenetworks.com and just start browsing. Tons of information about the subversives and their communist funded roots.

14 posted on 04/21/2009 11:39:44 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
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To: denydenydeny
Obviously, it was NKVD. That organization simply morphed into the KBG.

Problem? Nyet!

CA....

15 posted on 04/21/2009 11:42:14 AM PDT by Chances Are (Whew! It seems I've at last found that silly grin!)
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To: 1010RD
This puts it at what...Leftwing lie #??? We’ve run out of numbers!

Googool Plex!

CA....

16 posted on 04/21/2009 11:43:26 AM PDT by Chances Are (Whew! It seems I've at last found that silly grin!)
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To: Poe White Trash
By the way, can anyone point me to a book or books that address Soviet financing and support of the 60s anti-war and counter-culture movements in the US?

I'm sure there were books of that nature around at the time, but I never read them.

There was, however, a newsletter I used to subscribe to, Pink Sheet On The New Left, that delved rather extensively into this subject.

Of course, the newsletter is no longer extant, and I threw my copies out ages ago.

Perhaps someone out there can come up with something on this...??

CA....

17 posted on 04/21/2009 11:53:52 AM PDT by Chances Are (Whew! It seems I've at last found that silly grin!)
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To: Jbny

Dig him up and hang him.


18 posted on 04/21/2009 11:54:48 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Jbny
From this article:
"In 1940 he moved to PM, the left-wing New York daily. There, he reverted to his earlier attitudes and became a stalwart of the paper’s pro-Communist faction. His uncritical support of Soviet and Communist policies continued until the Stalin era came to an end with the dictator’s death in 1953. A year earlier, Stone wrote The Hidden History of the Korean War, in which he promoted the falsehood that South Korea had sparked the war by invading the Communist North.
This faction was in fact pro-Stalin and included the mother of the man behind Obama, fellow red-diaper baby, David Axelrod.
19 posted on 04/21/2009 12:02:56 PM PDT by drpix
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To: Jbny
no individual case generated as much controversy as that of the journalist I.F. Stone

Except for Alger Hiss, Ethel Rosenberg, Julius Rosenberg, and others.

20 posted on 04/21/2009 12:19:21 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: Jbny

The link is bad.


21 posted on 04/21/2009 12:20:11 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: Chances Are
If you'd like to track "Soviet Influence" what you do is take a look at David Axelrod's biography. The one at http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=431900 is pretty good because it names his mother and identifies her occupation, to wit: "His mother Myril was employed as a newspaper journalist and his father..."

http://www.traditionalvalues.org/modules.php?sid=3275 identifies her as a writer for Leftist periodicals.

Over time her career led her to work for the same folks who published I.F.Stone. Marshall Field (an extremely wealthy Chicago lefty) subsidized all this.

Even before the above story was published, just about everyone in the world knew that I.F.Stone worked for Joseph Stalin!

That's the world that Axelrod was inspired to move in at his own mother's urging.

As I've said many times, Obama is certainly not the Anti-Christ, but he's with certainty an acolyte, as is Axelrod, as was Axelrod's mother, as was I.F.Stone, as was Marshall Field.

Rahm Emanuel might well wish to start explaining this relationship to his mother and father. After all, the only guy to kill nearly as many Jews as Hitler was Joseph Stalin!

(NOTE: my own earlier posts in FreeRepublic regarding the who/what/dat of Axelrod are the two top items proferred to the readers by google.com)

22 posted on 04/21/2009 12:29:00 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: RobbyS

Probably not, but we aren’t arguing Joe McCarthy today but instead have our eyes focused on Joe Stalin’s current handmaiden in the US government, one David Axelrod!


23 posted on 04/21/2009 12:36:19 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: RobbyS
Joe McCarthy probably did more to whitewash the Communists than anyone. He was so clumsy that the woman whose interrogation led directly to his downfall was a communist agent but got away with it.

You have to be kidding! There was plenty of whitewashing done on the Annie Lee Moss case but it was by Democrat committee members like Stuart Symington, Scoop Jackson and Carl Mundt and "reporters" like Jack Anderson, Lately Thomas and Richard Fried. Leftist "historians" have since repeated their lies and turned them into the "conventional wisdom."

Democrats on the committee were briefed well advance on details of the Moss FBI report. They knew she was a Communist and they concocted a phony charade about her mistaken identity that played well to the media to cover their sorry political butts. McCarthy was "Borked" long before the word was even invented!

24 posted on 04/21/2009 12:52:03 PM PDT by Bernard Marx (Free California from public employee union rule!)
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To: RobbyS
The truth is, that as more and more time goes by, we are finding that McCarthy wis proven more and more correct.

The left back then, and politicians who were more concerned about what name and image they could make for themselves over what was right for their nation, are the ones who principally underminded the entire thing.

McCarthy surely made mistakes...but he was spot on directly over the target when it came to the need for aggressively rooting out the enemy within in his day. That we were unsuccessful in completely doing so then has helped lead to the state of affairs today.

25 posted on 04/21/2009 12:59:04 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Poe White Trash
This book had some mention of such and a list. Read this years ago and I'd heard of all of the names on the long list. The SDS and Lawyers for a Democratic Society are two prominent ones I remember. Many try to deny ties to this day but all leftist groups in the 60s had some KGB influence starting with infiltration to outright full financial support.

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n4_v40/ai_6406317/?tag=content;col1

26 posted on 04/21/2009 1:05:21 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Chances Are

But you know the way these swine work. They’ll jump on that and say that “the author claims that Stone was an agent of the KGB at a time when the KGB did not exist!” The story then, for them, is “full of errors” which allows them to say that the various proofs that Stone was a Soviet agent “have been debunked”.

This is exactly what they did with Alger Hiss. I still remember watching in jaw dropping amazement a late 90s ABC newscast where Peter Jennings eagerly told his audience that “a thorough check of the KGB archives revealed no evidence that Alger Hiss had been a Soviet agent”. Period, next story. Anyone watching without knowledge if the truth would have come away with the impression that Hiss had been completely exonerated from the charge of being a Soviet agent. (the truth was of course that Hiss was never an agent the KGB or any of its predecessor agencies—he was an agent of the GRU, Soviet military intelligence, and there is ample documentary evidence if this).

For us, the truth is not enough. We have to dot every i and cross every t.


27 posted on 04/21/2009 1:21:32 PM PDT by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: RobbyS

McCarthy was a kook and a drunk, but he was our kook and drunk. He could have been pure as the driven snow and as brilliant as Isaac Newton, and the left would have still made his name a cussword.


28 posted on 04/21/2009 1:24:22 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Chances Are

But you know the way these swine work. They’ll jump on that and say that “the author claims that Stone was an agent of the KGB at a time when the KGB did not exist!” The story then, for them, is “full of errors” which allows them to say that the various proofs that Stone was a Soviet agent “have been debunked”.

This is exactly what they did with Alger Hiss. I still remember watching in jaw dropping amazement a late 90s ABC newscast where Peter Jennings eagerly told his audience that “a thorough check of the KGB archives revealed no evidence that Alger Hiss had been a Soviet agent”. Period, next story. Anyone watching without knowledge if the truth would have come away with the impression that Hiss had been completely exonerated from the charge of being a Soviet agent. (the truth was of course that Hiss was never an agent the KGB or any of its predecessor agencies—he was an agent of the GRU, Soviet military intelligence, and there is ample documentary evidence if this).

For us, the truth is not enough. We have to dot every i and cross every t.


29 posted on 04/21/2009 1:33:34 PM PDT by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: Bernard Marx

It was Karl Mundt, R-SD, and he was a rare McCarthy ally. Half of the Republicans voted to censure McCarthy.


30 posted on 04/21/2009 1:46:16 PM PDT by Theodore R. (GWB is gone: Now the American sheeple can sleep at night!)
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To: Bernard Marx

Moss’s biggest defender was Stuart Symington, who had ties to HST.


31 posted on 04/21/2009 1:47:38 PM PDT by Theodore R. (GWB is gone: Now the American sheeple can sleep at night!)
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To: RobbyS

There are an awful lot of lies told about McCarthy.

What do you regard as clumsy? Are you sure it even happened?


32 posted on 04/21/2009 2:00:41 PM PDT by Buchal ("Two wings of the same bird of prey . . .")
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To: Jeff Head

The successful demonization of McCarthy, Kruschev’s 1962 comment that the Communists will take over America “without firing a shot”, at least two generations of public school indoctrination, the left’s constant onslaught against liberty has brought us to this point where we Conservatives, if we are to be honest with ourselves, must concede defeat. There just aren’t enough of us, willing to risk it all, to stop the historically inevitable downfall of our Republic. It pains me to speak like this. That said, I’ll be there.


33 posted on 04/21/2009 2:09:09 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Jeff Head

“concede” should be “admit” to more clearly reflect my meaning.


34 posted on 04/21/2009 2:16:29 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Theodore R.
It was Karl Mundt, R-SD

You are correct about his party affiliation, my hasty mistake.

35 posted on 04/21/2009 2:21:41 PM PDT by Bernard Marx (Free California from public employee union rule!)
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To: gorush
There are more than enough of us. Tens of millions...and if we work to educate the millions who were sand bagged by Obama and the MSM, we can turn this around.

This is alreay starting to happen...and if we continue, the turn around will start in 2010, and become a flood in 2012. 30 years ago, under Carter, things looked equally bad at that time.

I also believe, as my forefathers believed before me, that there is also a higher power who will lend us His aid if we will work hard, have faith and not concede to evil or give into to the wrong.

"Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery!"

II Chron 7:14

36 posted on 04/21/2009 2:25:28 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Bernard Marx

>> Democrat committee members like Stuart Symington, Scoop Jackson and Carl Mundt <<

Sorry, pal, but Mundt was a very conservative Republican, well-known for his anti-Communism.


37 posted on 04/21/2009 2:32:20 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Jeff Head

My expectation is that “...a blaze of glory” will appear occur somewhere in my eulogy, if not obituary.


38 posted on 04/21/2009 2:34:02 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: MediaMole; All

Gee. I.F. Stone was a commie agent who spoke “Truth to Power.” Who would have thought it. I am so surprised...not. What is telling is that SO many liberals who DO know who I.F. Stone and Alger Hiss were continue to venerate them to this day, and the same ones that continue to insist they were not Soviet spies also insist that the Rosenbergs were innocent.

“Witness” by Whittaker Chambers was a book that changed my political life.

I have been a conservative since I was probably 10 yrs old. (I know...I know...)

Ann Coulter’s books “Treason” and “Slander” were books that validated the conclusions I had come to about liberals a few years back.

But until I read “Witness”, I did not understand the real threat the liberalism posed to our country. Once I read that book, my tolerance for liberalism as a valid opposing point of view vanished completely.

And that, for me, was a pathway into a personal examination of Joseph McCarthy. I remember hearing about what a terrible, terrible wretch Joseph McCarthy was, and how what he did was a stain on America, and that there were no communist spies in the government, it was just a Red-Baiting witch-hunt by a politician looking to get ahead.

Boy, I sure did suck that up, hook, line, and sinker for many years.

Joseph McCarthy was an American hero. He was slandered and defamed by the same type of people who practice the same types of tactics on their enemies today.

I was one of those people who unthinkingly believed about McCarthy what my teachers taught me in school, and what I saw in the newpapers, magazines and on television.

When I read Ann Coulter’s book “Treason”, I was perplexed. I was puzzled why her account of the famous encounter between Joseph Welch and Joseph McCarthy was so completely and diametrically different from the accounts I had grown up with and been taught.

It wasn’t just a little different, it was COMPLETELY different. So I did what the Internet allows you to do these days: I researched. I obtained the transcripts of the actual hearings, and read them.

Ann Coulter was spot on in her characterization of that hearing, and the others as well. After I read that, I began to read everything that didn’t appear to be completely slanted against McCarthy. I read three separate books on Venona, and then capped it off with the book that was, for me, the most important political book I have read in my life.

“Witness”, by Whittaker Chambers.

I was completely astounded by that book, and it explained a lot of things for me. It explained why the Left viewed Richard Nixon and Joseph McCarthy the way they did, and why all three of them, Chambers, Nixon, and McCarthy were villified and slandered by a poisonous and biased media.

I have a web page on my site devoted to this issue at:
http://web.mac.com/rlmorel/iWeb/Site/Whittaker%20Chambers.html

What is perhaps most disturbing of all is to see that the Left practices the exact same form of character assassination warfare today that it practiced fifty years ago against Whittaker Chambers. Exactly.

I admit freely that it was a disillusioning time for me. To realize that all my teachers, people I had no reason to distrust, fed me a steady diet of falsehood regarding Joseph McCarthy. There is no doubt in my mind whatsoever.

The good thing about it is that I now view everything political with a grain of salt, which I think is healthy. I am also now completely biased towards the right of the political spectrum. I have no use for the Left.

This was cemented for me last March at the Gathering of Eagles down in Washington, D.C.

I saw with my OWN eyes what happened that day, and I watched the news with ten other people afterwards, and was stupefied by the way the media presented it on television. Everyone in the room, all of us who had actually BEEN there and seen what went on, looked at each other in disbelief. I will say that there was not one person who was surprised by it, but...that didn’t mean we had to accept it. That was the first time I had seen on my own, the bias of the media.


39 posted on 04/21/2009 2:58:42 PM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: Jeff Head

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery!”

II Chron 7:14


40 posted on 04/21/2009 3:18:11 PM PDT by Canedawg (Support and defend the Constitution, Repent, and fight the Idiocracy..)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Thanks!


41 posted on 04/21/2009 3:18:59 PM PDT by Poe White Trash
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Thank you!


42 posted on 04/21/2009 3:19:54 PM PDT by Poe White Trash
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To: Jeff Head

Quite right. The project these guys worked on has outlived their empire, and is rebuilding the “socialist paradise” in the West. Eventually, maybe there will be Western commie moles spreading their beliefs in Russia!


43 posted on 04/21/2009 3:21:54 PM PDT by B Knotts (Worst economy since the Third Punic War)
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To: rlmorel
Richard Nixon began his core political career by defeating an old moonbat named Helen Gahagan Douglas for Congress.

When you visit the Nixon Library you will find sitting in one of the myriad of displays one of her campaign brochures where she seriously suggests that Nixon is the Commie and she's the patriot.

It is to laugh!

44 posted on 04/21/2009 4:19:55 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Hawthorn
You are correct. His name was in my notes because he, not McCarthy, was chairing a committee session in which actions were taken that have wrongly been attributed to McCarthy. I erroneously included Mundt's name in my post.

I'd only add that anyone seeking info on the Moss incident should read M. Stanton Evans's "Blacklisted by History," especially Chapter 40.

45 posted on 04/21/2009 4:35:46 PM PDT by Bernard Marx (Free California from public employee union rule!)
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To: rlmorel
Although I thought I already knew a lot about Communist penetration of America, "Witness" had the same impact on me it had on you. It ought to be required reading in our history classrooms but of course it's probably banned from most of them these days: it tells an "inconvenient" truth. It's enormously powerful and important.

If you haven't read Stanton Evans's "Blacklisted by History" I strongly recommend it. Coulter's background on McCarthy was based on Evans' notes but his own book is mind-blowing. Destruction of incriminating official records didn't start with Sandy Burglar!

Ralph de Toledano provided many of his personal copies of research material for Evans that was missing from official archives. De Toledano was a friend of Chambers and his own 1950 book on the Chambers-Hiss affair,"Seeds of Treason," is well worth reading. You can probably find it used.

46 posted on 04/21/2009 5:00:14 PM PDT by Bernard Marx (Free California from public employee union rule!)
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To: madinmadtown

I.F. Stone was not related to Oliver Stone, though both were good at anti-American propaganda. Izzy was a Soviet agent, period. Stone is just stoned. I’ve met IF Stone and he was a “grandfatherly” red, charming, smiling, and full of communist propaganda. His son, Jeremy, was a longtime leader of the leftist Federation of American Scientists, one of the leading groups in the anti-defense lobby.

Alterman wrote for the maoist weekly, the “Guardian”, US radical weekly. He is still in leftist groups and writes for possibly the far-left, once CPUSA-led “The Nation.” (I.e. Carey McWilliams, a longtime identified CPUSA organizer).

Dodd: Was US ambassador to Germany and pro-German. His daughter Martha was mixed up in communist fronts.

Sen. Thomas Dodd was the father of the present Sen. Chris “I never met a red I didn’t like” Dodd. If I remember correctly, Tom Dodd was a Nuremberg prosecutor and was the top responsible anti-communist senator in Congress. Unfortunately he got involved with foreign lobbyists and was censured by Congress (for things that the Democrats do on a regular basis today).

Stone was the U.S. version of identified Soviet and Red Chinese agent Wilfred Burchett, the favorite journalist of “the Guardian”, the “Daily Worker/World” and the N.Y. Times.

He was an enemy of the US and only a fool would say otherwise


47 posted on 04/21/2009 5:22:01 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Jbny

I guess my question is...Does having been a KGB agent (and traitor) carry any stigma these days?


48 posted on 04/21/2009 5:22:37 PM PDT by VR-21 (Think it's time we stop, Hey what's that sound.....)
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To: Chances Are

I was one of the editors/reporters for “The Pink Sheet on the Left/American Sentinel” from 1971-1988. We could find very little evidence of Soviet and Red Chinese open funding of the CPUSA and the PLP/Guardian/OL, other than what they admitted themselves. Cash is hard to see when laundered thru their networks. However, there is evidence in congressional hearings that CPUSA members and sympathizers did fund the Hanoi lobby to the tune of many tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Today’s leftist foundations raise that funding figure to the billions. Much of this is found in their 990 Annual Reports to the IRS.

However, I did a story in the PS/AS based on an admission by the Guardian that Red China subsidized them by buying phantom productions of their newspaper and giving them cuts from tours to Red China that the Guardian sponsored.

Also, I did prove that the CPUSA was involved in funding the Hanoi-supporting group COLIFAM (Committee in Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in Vietnam), led by Cora Rubin Weiss (daughter of a Soviet Comintern agent, Samuel Rubin, of Institute for Policy Studies fame).

Anniversary Tours, a CPUSA front, funded COLIFAM in their 1972 trip to Hanoi to pick up several US POWS and to bring them back for propaganda use.
Previously, in sworn congressional testimony, April 1971, I proved to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that the CPUSA was the printing house for COLIFAM envelopes and letterheads. Again, Cora Weiss was involved.

A newly declassified intelligence report, which I hope to turn into a column, will provide more in-depth information on communist-bloc operations in the US, including some funding.

An article the other day on Stanley Levinson provided a greater insight into how the Soviets/KGB funded the CPUSA thru this man, a secret party member and money launderer for them. He was also a top advisor to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. See “David Garrow” and his just released article on newly declassified documents on Levison and his role as a Soviet operative.

Also, see John Barron’s book “Operation Solo” for more on how the Soviets funneled money to the CPUSA thru the Childs brothers and Levison.

One of the biggest questions is how much money did Castro and Hanoi funnel to their supporters in the US, or spend sending US radicals to various conferences, to cut sugar cane via the CPUSA-DGI-controlled Venceremos Brigade (one of whose leaders is now a head of one the Smithsonian Institution’s museums). This includes John Kerry’s VVAW.

There is a lot more on this that will come out in the future as additional classified documents are released by the FBI in response to FOIA requests. However, the CIA has not released anything of importance and they have a lot on this subject.

We have only begun to scratch the surface of how our communist enemies funded their supporters in America.


49 posted on 04/21/2009 5:38:19 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Bernard Marx

“McCarthy was “Borked” long before the word was even invented!”

“The politics of personal destruction,” that is what was done to Senator Joseph McCarthy.


50 posted on 04/21/2009 6:44:18 PM PDT by ChessExpert (The unemployment rate was 4.5% when Democrats took control of Congress. What is it today?)
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