Junius Scales

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Aug 7 08:00:38 MDT 2002

At 09:50 AM 8/7/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Daniel Bell's book was "The _End_ [not Decline] of Ideology: On the
>Exhaustion of Political Ideas in the Fifties".
>Murray Weiss is Murry Weiss. Lou, did you actually know Murry and Myra? Your
>comment ("Murray and Myra were typical party leaders, intolerant to a fault
>and convinced of their own intellectual and political superiority to
>everybody else.") certainly does not correspond to Theodore Edwards' account
>at the Trotskyism in the United States conference you and I attended in
>2000. Edwards knew them well.
>Or is your characterization just an inference?

My characterization comes from long discussions with Cynthia Cochran who
knew the Weisses extremely well.

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