model – 1 year. 18.
needed for defence
men and women. disabled. conscientious objecotrs.
rights. intrusive. totalitarian
not needed. drones.
teach people. PE
conscientious objection makes a mockery of it.
world is miving away from it.
john reed. USA. Harvard. died 32
interred in kremlin wall necropolis. big bill haywood. c e ruthenberg
October revolution. spoke Russian and French.
see film reds, played by warren ebatty. louise Bryant.
met lenin who spoke good English
Lenin’s imprimatur. said it was scintillating and should be translated
did not meet stalin s approbation. nary a mantion of him. peppered with Trotsky;s name. Bronstein.
too much detail at first. minutiate of politics. not a page turner
vivid. limns scenes – physical description, voices. seldom uses the word ‘said’
lack of violence at first.
acknowledges confusion and complaints. riveting passages.
flilm ten days that shook…