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Stalin’s Man in Canada: Fred Rose and Soviet Espionage

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17 Jan 2014 10:00

MCLL Lecture

Stalin’s Man in Canada: Fred Rose and Soviet Espionage

Lecturer: David Levy
January 17, 10 a.m.
Room 1041

David Levy is the author of a book viewed as a prime source on Fred Rose, a Communist Party member elected to the Canadian Parliament in 1943. In 1946, Rose was tried and convicted of violating the Official Secrets Act of Canada on behalf of the USSR. Upon his release from prison, Rose was driven out of the country by the Party and spent the remainder of his days in Warsaw, where he passed away in March 1983.

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