•Fischer’s letter combined with Walker’s subsequent
for half a century…
–Cast Doubt on the credibility of the Worldwide ‘Conservative’ press’ allegations of any Soviet
famine in the
–Furthermore, in 1933, when Gareth claimed millions
were dying, Fischer then
scoffed: “Who counted them? How could anyone march through a country count a
–But in 1935, without ever mentioning Gareth’s name or
even attacking his
1935 articles directly – Gareth’s eyewitnessobservations of 1933 were tarnished by the same brush as Walker’s & was never be able to
defend his reputation,
as he did with Duranty in March 1933.
–In fact, both Gareth’s deeds and articles were almost
for 70 years, bar obliquely by one man, namely George Orwell with Gareth as a ‘human
being’ in Animal Farm. And, possibly his ‘Mr Jones, the farmer’?