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Play It Up or Down? Confronting the Pontecorvo Affair

in The Pontecorvo Affair: A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226816647
eISBN:
9780226816661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816661.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reveals that the inquiries which followed Bruno Pontecorvo's flight and typified the case were influenced by two opposing tendencies that combined to greatly decrease their efficacy. On ... More


Conclusions: The Noisy Echo of Secrecy

in The Pontecorvo Affair: A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226816647
eISBN:
9780226816661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816661.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how Bruno Pontecorvo's presence in Russia was far more decisive than any information that Soviet intelligence had managed to harness earlier on, and examines the proliferation ... More


Questioning Communism, 1938–1947

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the nine-year period from 1938 to 1947, Crouch served in lower level positions in Alabama, Tennessee, and California. In Alabama he wrote for and edited The New South, a Communist journal ... More


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