Victor Grossman

Victor Grossman fled the U.S. Army in the 1950s in fear of punishment connected with his left-wing activities at Harvard and in Buffalo. He landed in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), studied journalism, founded a Paul Robeson Archive and became a freelance journalist and author. One book is in English: "Crossing the River. A Memoir of the American Left, the Cold War, and Life in East Germany" (2003, University of Massachusetts Press).