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Lenin, Vladimir I.. The suppressed testament of Lenin - Image 44. 1935. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. June 22, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6613/show/6606.

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Lenin, Vladimir I.. (1935). The suppressed testament of Lenin - Image 44. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6613/show/6606

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Title The suppressed testament of Lenin
Alternative Title The suppressed testament of Lenin: the complete original text, with two explanatory articles
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Lenin, Vladimir I.
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Trotsky, Leon
Publisher Pioneer Publishers
Date 1935
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 47 pages; 20 cm
Original Item Location DK254.L3S9
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304557~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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File Name index.cpd
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Title Image 44
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Transcript On The Legend, of "Trotskyism" Dear Comrades: After a long pause, comrades Zinoviev and Kamenev and their closest friends are again putting forward the legend of "Trotskyism". For the last two years they went along with us, together with us they worked out the most important documents of the Opposition, including the Platform. But when difficulties arose in the struggle to carry out the line of the Opposition under the assault of world reaction and attacks at home, comrades Zinoviev and Kamenev turned back to the bugbear of "Trotskyism". For this reason I would like to establish a few facts. 1. When the so-called "literary discussion" (in 1924) was kindled, a number of comrades close to our group declared that the publication of The Lessons of October was a tactical error because it gave the then majority of the Political Bureau the possibility to open up the "literary discussion". On my part, I maintained that the "literary discussion" would have come in any case, on one ground or another. The essence of the "literary discussion" consisted in hunting up as many facts and quotations as possible against me and—by doing violence to all perspective and historical truth—to spread them among the uninformed party masses. The "literary discussion" had no connection at all with The Lessons of October. Any one of my books and any of my speeches could have served as the occasion to begin the baiting of "Trotskyism" in the party. That was my reply to those comrades who were inclined to view the publication of The Lessons of October as a tactical error. After our bloc with the Leningrad group had taken place, I asked approximately the following question in a discussion with Comrade Zinoviev: "Tell me, please, if I had not published The Lessons of 42