Gary Murrell will discuss his new book “The Most Dangerous Communist in the United States”: A Biography of Herbert Aptheker at the Tamiment Library on Thursday April 7 at 6:00 PM. Copies of the book will be available to purchase. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.
Gary Murrell is a Professor of History at Grays Harbor College. He is the author of Iron Pants: Oregon’s Anti-New Deal Governor, Charles Henry Martin(Washington State University Press, 2000).
On “The Most Dangerous Communist in the United States”:
“A first-rate piece of scholarship and a great book, which amounts not only to the life story of an individual, but a balanced, provocative, and clear-eyed history of American Communism from its 1930s heyday to its virtual collapse in the 1990s.”—Maurice Isserman, author of If I Had a Hammer: The Death of the Old Left and the Birth of the New Left
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