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Eugene Lyons

Eugene LyonsBorn: 1-Jul-1898
Birthplace: Uzlian, Russia
Died: 10-Jan-1985
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anti-Communist Editor of American Mercury

Father: Nathan Lyons
Mother: Minnie Privin
Wife: Yetta Siegel (m. 6-Sep-1921, one daughter)
Daughter: Eugenia Rose

    University: Columbia University (attended)

    Reader's Digest Editor (1951-68)
    Reader's Digest Staff (1945-51)
    American Mercury Editor (1939-44)
    American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia
    Overseas Press Club President (1940)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1919
    Russian Ancestry

Author of books:
Life and Death of Sacco and Vanzetti (1927, biography)
Moscow Carousel (1935, nonfiction)
Assignment in Utopia (1937, nonfiction)
Terror in Russia? Two Views (1938, nonfiction, with Upton Sinclair)
Stalin: Czar of All the Russias (1940, biography)
The Red Decade: The Stalinist Perpetration of America (1941, history)
Our Unknown Ex-President: A Portrait of Herbert Hoover (1948, biography)
Our Secret Allies, the Peoples of Russia (1953)
Herbert Hoover, A Biography (1964, biography)
David Sarnof: A Biography (1966, biography)
Worker's Paradise Lost, Fifty Years of Soviet Communism: A Balance Sheet (1967, nonfiction)


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