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THIS WAS NEWS

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' The End of the Stavisky Case *
Kenneth Adam
On January 18 last year. ended in Paris the trial of the twenty-one alleged accomplices of the dead swindler, Stavisky, and with it a stormy chapter in French politics which had involved the downfall of successive cabinets, the murder of a judge, and rioting in Paris. But 1936 was to be a year notable for the number of trials with a political significance and with repercussions that spread across frontiers. The Moscow trial which ended in the execution for treason of Zinovieff and other old Bolshevik leaders, was the most spectacular. Others, the cases of Andre, the German, Antikianen, the Finnish general, and Prestes, the Brazilian radical, aroused great public interest.
Kenneth Adam 's reconstructions of those trials, which were full of drama, will include an analysis of the motives behind them and of their effect both inside and outside the countries in which they took place.

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