Blacklisted: A Journalist's Life in Central Europe

Blacklisted: A Journalist's Life in Central Europe

by Paul Lendvai


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Blacklisted: A Journalist's Life in Central Europe by Paul Lendvai

Paul Lendvai, born a Hungarian Jew, was arrested by the Nazis as a teenager, survived the Holocaust, became a young communist activist in post-war Budapest, was arrested by the communists, again survived as one of the country's youngest political prisoners and, on his release, was blacklisted as a journalist by the communist regime. After fleeing to Vienna following the 1956 Revolution, Lendvai was to become one of the world's best-informed journalists and commentators on Eastern Europe. In this prize-winning memoir, Lendvai paints a chilling picture of ethnic hatred, political turbulence and murderous anti-Semitism which have characterized the history of 20th century Central Europe. His encounters with killers, torturers, onlookers and victims, traitors and heroes make for gripping reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781860642685
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 08/15/1998
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.44(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Paul Lendvai was for 22 years a Financial Times correspondent and later became Editor in Chief of ORF, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation.

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