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Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974. The fifth year of the Russian revolution - Image 6. 1923?. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 8, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4083/show/4064.

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Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974. (1923?). The fifth year of the Russian revolution - Image 6. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/4083/show/4064

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Title The fifth year of the Russian revolution
Alternative Title The fifth year of the Russian revolution: a report of a lecture
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Workers Party of America
Publisher Workers Party of America
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1923?
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Communism
  • Economics
  • History
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 21 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DK265.C365 1923
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304535~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Public Domain: This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 6
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Transcript They went even further than that. They went to the point that all the opponents of the Soviet system go in the end. They collaborated with the white guards and they took money from the French Government to do its dirty work in Russia. All this was clearly proven in the trial; most of it out of the mouths of men who had taken active part in the campaign. While the trial was in progress occurred the anniversary of the assassination of Voladarsky, one of the most beloved leaders of the revolution, who had been shot down by the S. R.'s; and the Communist Party called upon the workers to honor his memory by a demonstration for the Soviet Government and against the S. R. Party. The communist speakers went to the factories and requested that no worker march except of his own free will. I stood in the Red Square and watched that demonstration. Practically the whole working class population of Moscow marched that day, carrying banners which proclaimed their solidarity with the Soviet Government and the Communist Party, and demanding the death penalty for the leaders of the counterrevolutionary, white-guard S. R. Party. I was standing in the reviewing stand with the members of the Executive Committee of the Communist International. It was five o'clock in the evening. The demonstration had commenced at noon and the workers of Moscow were still marching in wide streams from all directions through the Red Square. One of the leaders of the Russian Communist Party turned to us and said, "Comrades, this is the funeral of the counter-revolution in Russia!" So it was. The counter-revolution in Russia is as dead as the King of Egypt. The only places there is any life left in it, are Paris, London and the East Side of New York. Economic Reconstruction Politically, the Soviet Regime, under the leadership of the Communist Party, greatly strenghtened itself in the past year. And economic progress went hand in hand with political improvement. Much of this economic progress, and its reflection in the field of politics, was due to the timely introduction of the New Economic Policy, or, as they say in Russia, the "Nep." _ 6 —