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Blacklisted : a journalist's life in Central Europe

Author: Paul Lendvai
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States by St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Paul Lendvai, born a Hungarian, was arrested by the Nazis as a Jewish teenager, became a young communist activist in post-war Budapest, was arrested by the communists, and then fled to Vienna to become a respected journalist.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Paul Lendvai; Paul Lendvai
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Lendvai
ISBN: 1860642683 9781860642685
OCLC Number: 39824148
Notes: Translation of: Auf schwarzen Listen.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 213 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: in the cell - facing the camera. Part 1 The heights and depths of youth: farewell to the "Golden Era"; the road to Purgatory; from Stefan Zweig to Lenin; left-wing socialist illusions; suspicion, fear and show trials; terror and grim humour; my friend the informer; the lost years of a non-person; from crescendo to furioso - October to december 1956; the road to freedom. Part 2 Witness to the cold war: new beginning in Vienna - the birth of Gorgy Hollo, Arpad Becs and Paul Landy, the Financial Times as flagship; the power of striptease; new relations with the east - first return to Budapest; encounters with the Stasi and other services; nationalism and anti-semitism under Communist rule; Bruno Kreisky - orator and communicator. Part 3 An epoch ends: blacklisted; riling the Eastern Bloc; the Waldheim affair; a new lease of life - the past is never dead.
Other Titles: Auf schwarzen Listen.
Responsibility: Paul Lendvai ; [translated by Jean Steinberg with the author].
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