Podcast: David Evanier Talks about the World of the American Jewish Communists

The author of the recent Mosaic essay drops by to draw a picture of a now-vanished world of flamethrowers, washed-up ideologues, and true believers.

Morton Sobell and his wife arrive in New York City on January 15, 1969 after his release from prison. Jerry Engel/New York Post Archives /(c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images.

Morton Sobell and his wife arrive in New York City on January 15, 1969 after his release from prison. Jerry Engel/New York Post Archives /(c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images.

Observation
July 5 2019
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A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

David Evanier is the author of Red Love, The One-Star Jew, The Great Kisser, Woody: The Biography, and seven other books. He is writing the biography of Morton Sobell.


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