Peter Finn and Petra Couvee: "The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, The CIA, And The Battle Over A Forbidden Book"
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The dramatic and little-known story of the publication of "Dr. Zhivago" and how the epic novel about the 1917 Russian Revolution became a secret CIA weapon between East and West during the Cold War.
National security editor and former Moscow bureau chief, The Washington Post.
writer and translator who teaches at St. Petersburg State University.
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