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'Stalin's Last Crime'

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'Stalin's Last Crime'

'Stalin's Last Crime'

'Stalin's Last Crime'

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jonathan Brent, co-author of Stalin's Last Crime: The Plot Against Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953. In January, 1953, Stalin announced there was a conspiracy among Jewish doctors to murder Kremlin leaders and Stalin himself. After Stalin's death soon thereafter, his successors said the so-called "doctor's plot" was contrived.