[Marxism] Query on Bill Kitt

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Dec 22 08:38:52 MST 2014

On 12/15/14 12:55 PM, John Plant wrote:
> Dear Louis
> Back in 1999 there was a post by you on the old marxism list that
> mentioned Bill Kitt. I was looking for mentions of him, as his name
> comes up in the FBI files on the assassination of Trotsky. A
> "confidential informant" had informed NY FBI agent George C Starr that
> Bill Kitt had said that Nathan Gould had been in a "very intimate"
> relationship with "both the Ageloff girls". It is clear that Kitt was
> not the informant, but somebody with whom Kitt would have felt able to
> share party gossip was. The informant was well informed about the Abern
> group, as well as who was where during the splits and mergers of the
> period. He (male gender is confirmed by a defect in redaction) claimed
> to have met Sylvia at the SWP HQ. He knew that Felix Morrow was
> organising and recruiting guards for Trotsky in Mexico. The informant
> had a short name, 4 or 5 letters only, but consistently redacted. From
> that info, do you have any clues as to the identity of the informant?
> Best wishes
> JP

John, I don't have anything on this but I will forward your query to 

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