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Friday, April 09, 2021



They did not include his communist connections.

tom faranda

Alicia it was mentioned when as a correspondent in Spain during their civil war he was very sympathetic to the loyalists, backed by Stalin and the communist volunteers. I believe it was mentioned at other points also, but ultimately he was very disenchanted with communism and with Castro. As the series makes bery clear, Hemingway was a very flawed person.
Here's an article on his sympathies - https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/books/review/the-great-american-novelist-who-spied-for-the-soviets.html

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