Cannon, James P.; Joseph Hansen; Albert Goldman; Felix Morrow, eds
Title Fourth International: The Magazine of the Socialist Workers Party - Volume 1, Number 5, October 1940 - Special Issue Reporting on the Assassination of Leon Trotsky
Book Condition Very Good +
Edition First edition
Publisher New York National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party 1940
Seller ID 463
[Periodical] Vannon, James; Joseph Hansen; Albert Goldman; Felix Morrow, eds. Fourth International: The Magazine of the Socialist Workers Party. New York: National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party, Vol. 1, No. 5, October 1940. Staple-bound wraps, 23.2 by 31 cm, numbered 116 – 142 pp. Very light wear to the covers and edges with a faint crease down the center where it was originally folded for mailing. A scarce copy of the issue commemorating Leon Trotsky after his assassination in August of 1940 with a large photo of the man on the cover. Includes: “With Trotsky to the End” by Joseph Hansen, secretary to Trotsky; “Trotsky’s Last Letters,” fifteen short items on subjects ranging from Japan and the GPU to the manifesto of the Fourth International and Conscription; Trotsky’s last article, a dictated, unedited piece on fascism; “Some Questions on American Problems,” “We Do Not Change Our Course,” “The Kremlin’s Role in the War,” and “Letter to the Workers of the USSR,” all by Trotsky; and a recount of the May 1940 assassination attempt on Trotsky. (Goldwater 80). (os) First Edition.