Charles Kramer

Charles Kramer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Kramer, originally Charles Krevisky, was an American economist who worked for U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of his brain trust. Among other contributions, he wrote the original idea for the Point Four Program. He also worked for several congressional committees and hired Lyndon B. Johnson for his first Federal job. Kramer was accused of being a spy for the Soviet Union, but no charges were brought against him. Kramer's family lost everything in the Depression as a result of his youngest brother's illness, and Kramer was forced to quit medical school and go to work. Evidence of Kramer's membership in the Communist Party USA and his contacts with known Soviet agents comes from several sources: the direct testimony of Whittaker Chambers, Elizabeth Bentley, Lee Pressman, and Nathaniel Weyl; the Venona decrypts; and the Moscow archives of the Soviet Foreign Intelligence Service
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135757431
  • 9786135757439