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Stalin's Political Pilgrims | Adam Young

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Stalin's Political Pilgrims | Adam Young
John Walker, who left his California home to join the Taliban, was hardly the first American citizen to be seduced to sign up with a foreign ideological movement. As America sank into depression in the 1930s, it also embarked on what would be called its "Red Decade" of infatuation with Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union. This delusion would draw hundreds of American citizens to join up with Stalin's cause. It was a fateful decision because many of them ended up being executed.
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