As economic depression gripped the United States during the 1930s, many Americans turned to Communism as a solution for social and political strife. Author Kati Marton explores the political tensions prevalent at the time through the infamous story of Noel Field, a well-educated U.S. government employee who betrayed his country to spy for Stalin.
Kati Marton is a best-selling author and journalist. Her most recent book is True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy. Jonathan Alter (moderator) is an award-winning author, reporter, columnist, and television analyst.
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