The story of the rescue and eventual release from behind the Iron Curtain of Laszlo Toth, a U.S. citizen, who, while on a visit to his home town of Vrbas, Yugoslavia in1975, was arrested and imprisoned by the Yugoslav State Security for spying as a CIA agent. His ensuing struggle for freedom involved such key figures as President Gerald Ford and Foreign Secretary Henry Kissinger and led to one of the lowest points in relations between the American and Yugoslav governments since World War II.
About the Author
Laszlo Toth was born in Yugoslavia and grew up in the Sugar Factory Vrbas workers' colony as the third generation in the family trade. He is a former Research and Technical Director of the Great Western Sugar Company and remains a consultant for the U.S. sugar industry.