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Duranty reports Russia

Walter Duranty

Duranty reports Russia

by Walter Duranty

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Published by The Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- Description and travel.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social conditions.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      A compilation of Duranty"s articles and dispatches in the New York times, 1921-1933.

      Statementby Walter Duranty; selected and arranged by Gustavus Tuckerman, jr ... with a personal note on the author by Alexander Woollcott.
      ContributionsTuckerman, Gustavus, jr., comp., Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK266 .D8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 401 p.
      Number of Pages401
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6301240M
      LC Control Number34003068
      OCLC/WorldCa1331668

        The New York Times confirmed last week that a Columbia University professor whom the newspaper hired to assess the reporting of Walter Duranty, Author: Bill Vann.   As Soviet expert Leonard Leshuk notes in his recent book US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, , in June of , Walter Duranty “admitted to .

        Duranty found a few deaths from “malnutrition” but no famine. He explained the famine reports as a diplomatic duel between Great Britain and the Soviet Union. A few months later, he said that any reports of famine in Russia were “an exaggeration or malignant propaganda.”.   Seeger writes that Duranty failed to report the “monstrous crimes” of the Stalinist era, the terrible human cost, stories that would have diminished the reporter’s “claimed omnipotence.” Still, Duranty won the Pulitzer for his reporting, although it remains in dispute.

        But you wouldn’t know it if you perused all the phony ground reports filed by Duranty at the time. Based in Moscow since , Duranty gained access to Stalin for a rare interview in The book was a great deal of help,in writing a paper for helped me more is the fact it got here so quickly,I'am still waiting for B & N to send another book I ordered. If you need to know anything on Walter Duranty,this book is what you need/5(13).


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Walter Duranty was the New York Times reporter in Moscow from till He opportunistically wrote positive reports about Stalin's gangster regime, not out of conviction, but to remain in the favors of the Soviet censors and therefore to keep writing from Moscow.1/5(1).

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t5z65vg4c Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duranty, Walter, Duranty reports Russia. New York, Viking Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. After all, Duranty didn't get the Pulitzer Prize for writing articles about dog-catching or whatever, but for his reporting from the Soviet Union (see the list of 13 prize-winning articles in the corresponding section).

I haven't read his books, but most sound the same theme, from their titles (Red Economics, Duranty reports Russia, etc). Thus during the great Ukrainian famine of the early s, which Stalin engineered to crush millions of peasants who resisted his policies, Duranty dismissed other correspondents' reports of mass starvation and, though secretly aware of the full scale of the horror, effectively reinforced the official cover-up of one of history's greatest man Cited by: Buy Duranty Reports Russia by Duranty, Walter from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

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By. Alexander Woollcott commented, "one quite got the impression that America, in a spasm of discernment, was recognizing both Russia and Walter Duranty." Sally J. Taylor, the author of Stalin's Apologist: Walter Duranty () has suggested that at this time "he was arguably the best-known foreign correspondent in.

When you read this book, you understand why the New York Times is headed downhill. The premise at that time was that even if Duranty lied about Stalin's crimes, the famine in The Soviet Union and everything else, the proximity to the Dictator was more important to the NYT/5.

Stalin's apologist: Walter Duranty, the New York times's man in Moscow by S. J Taylor (Book); Angels in Stalin's paradise: Western reporters in Soviet Russia, toa case study of Louis Fischer and Walter Duranty by James William Crowl (Book). Walter Duranty ( – October 3, ) was a Liverpool-born, Anglo-American journalist who served as the Moscow Bureau Chief of The New York Times for fourteen years (–) following the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War (–).

In Duranty received a Pulitzer Prize for a series of reports about the Soviet Union, 11 of them published in June Book Reviews. Capsule Reviews Duranty Reports Russia.

Duranty Reports Russia. By Walter Duranty. pp, Viking, Purchase. Get the Magazine. Save up to 55%. on Foreign Affairs magazine. subscribe. Foreign Affairs. Weekly Newsletter. As a couple of former reporters who worked and lived in Russia, we created this blog in response to a worrying lack of expertise and critical analysis in the reporting on Russia by the English-language press.

That is why we named the blog after Walter Duranty, a New York Times reporter posted in the Soviet Union during the 's. Born to a wealthy family in Liverpool, England onWalter Duranty attended both Emmanuel College and Cambridge University.

In his mid-to-late twenties, he befriended Aleister Crowley, an Englishman nine years his senior, who was an occultist, a practitioner of satanic magic, and the self-identified anti-Christ.

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Collectivization was the main cause of a famine that killed millions of people in Ukraine, the Soviet breadbasket, in and – two years after Duranty won his prize. Even then, Duranty dismissed more diligent writers’ reports that people were starving. Walter Duranty ( – October 3, ) was a Liverpool-born, Anglo-American journalist who served as the Moscow Bureau Chief of The New York Times for fourteen years (–) following the Bolshevik victory in the Russian Civil War (–).

In Duranty received a Pulitzer Prize for a series of reports about the Soviet Union, 11 of them published in June Alma mater: Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The Times's series is in the tradition set by former Times Moscow bureau chief Walter Duranty, who wrote glowing reports on Stalin's rule that included repeated denials of.

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