1930-31 – With Lloyd George
Visits USSR for 1
time as the eyes & the ears
of the Lloyd George, but with an ‘open mind’
about Communism in August 1930.
After ‘red carpet’ treatment in Moscow, he
makes unescorted visit to Ukraine as pilgrimage
to Donetz, where his mother lived in the 1880s.
There, he discovered deplorable conditions of
‘oppression, injustice & misery of the workers’
a complete scarcity of food…