Text of speech by Earl Browder, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USA, on March 18, 1938 addressing the execution of Bukharin and a dozen other leading Communists after the so-called Case of the Anti-Soviet “Bloc of Rightists and Trotskyites”, or Trial of the Twenty-One earlier that week. Along with Bukharin, Krestinsky, Rykov, Chernov, Ivananov, Rakovsky, and Zelensky would have been known to Communist audiences for their leading role in the Soviet Union and the Comintern.
Traitors in American History: Lessons of the Moscow Trials by Earl Browder. Workers Library Publishers. April, 1938.
Contents: The “Frame-Up” Cry Has Been Silenced, The “New Line” of the Defenders of Trotskyite-Bukharinite Wrecking, How the Fascists and Their Agents Use “Revolutionary” Slogans, How the Trotskyites Corrupted Norman Thomas, How American Newspapers Defend the Fascist Agents, The Soviet Union and Democracy, The Role of Comrade Stalin, The Trials and Our American Domestic Problems, A Great Blow in Defense of Peace and Against Fascism. 31 pages.
Workers Library Publishers replaced Daily Workers Publishers as the main pamphlet printing house of the Communist Party in 1927. International Publishers was originally meant to translate works into English, but became the CP’s main book publisher.
PDF of full pamphlet: http://ucf.digital.flvc.org/islandora/object/ucf%3A5106/datastream/OBJ/download/Traitors_in_American_history__Lessons_of_the_Moscow_trials.pdf