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Miller, Moses. Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie - Image 11. 1949. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 28, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6525/show/6503.

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Miller, Moses. (1949). Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie - Image 11. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6525/show/6503

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Title Soviet "anti-semitism": the big lie
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Miller, Moses
Publisher Jewish Life
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1949
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Antisemitism
  • Jews
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 31 pages: illustrations; 20 cm
Original Item Location DS146.R9M54 1949
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8321003~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
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Transcript "Lipman"—obviously Walter Lippmann. Of these only one is Jewish. Once attention had been focussed on the truth, the Times was forced to print a grudging retraction. Of course, the retraction was a short, buried item in the back of the paper and made no mention of Harry Schwartz, the author of the original lie. Is it possible that the great Times was concerned lest future contributions from the nimble brain of Mr. Schwartz might be discredited? That new champion of the Jewish cause, Newsweek, was not to be outdone. On May 2 it declared, "Even anti- communists found it hard to believe the first reports that the Soviet Union had deliberately launched a large scale and officially inspired campaign of anti-Semitism," printed the same cartoon which the Times had been forced to repudiate and for good measure a few more cartoons which depict the 'cosmopolitans' as birds with long beaks. After all, beaks are long noses and long noses mean Jews, so there you have it. "Curiously enough," added Newsweek, "the cartoons were drawn by a Jew, the well-known artist Boris Efeimoff." Freddie Woltman made his own original contribution to the Krokodil matter. Figuring that some people might have read the Times repudiation, Woltman came up with this one. True, the "tag pasted on his suitcase read 'Andre Gide.' This presumably referred to Andre Gide, the French writer who is unpublished and virtually unknown in Russia. "However, the 'Andre' was shaded and the 'Zhid' caught the eye." The cartoon as it is reproduced here is from Krokodil and exactly as it appeared originally there. There is no shading of the word 'Andre.' We would not want to go on record as saying that Freddie Woltman is above creating things out of his own mind when it serves his purpose, but, in this case, in the interest of honesty we have to admit he had a source. We present here a photostatic 11