Eugene Lyons

Eugene Lyons

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eugene Lyons was an American journalist and writer. A fellow traveler of the Communist Party in his younger years, Lyons became highly critical of the Soviet Union after having lived there for several years as a correspondent of United Press International. Lyons is remembered by many as a biographer of President Herbert Hoover. Eugene Lyons was born July 1, 1898 to a Jewish family in the town of Uzlyany, now part of Belarus but then part of the Russian empire. His parents were Nathan Lyons and Minnie Privin. He grew up on the East side of New York City among the teeming and odoriferous tenements of Sidney Kingsley's Dead End. "I thought myself a 'socialist' almost as soon as I thought at all," Lyons recalled in his memoirs
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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136696517
  • 9786136696515