Review of ‘The Secret Speech’ by Tom Rob Smith

 Tom Rob Smith, The Secret Speech (New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2009). Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle On February 25, 1956, Nikita Khrushchev delivered a speech to a closed session of the 20th Party Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The speech, which was formally titled “On the Cult of Personality and Its Consequences,” criticized Josef Stalin, his prosecution of the Great Patriotic War (World War II), his multiple purges of the armed forces and party leadership, and other politically driven crimes against the Soviet people. Tom Rob Smith uses Khrushchev’s speech as his point of departure … Continue reading Review of ‘The Secret Speech’ by Tom Rob Smith