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Fischer,

Louis, U.S. pediatrician, 1864-1944.
Fischer sign - an obsolete sign of tuberculosis. Synonym(s): Fischer symptom
Fischer symptom - Synonym(s): Fischer sign
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In 1918,'' wrote Louis Fischer, Lenin's best biographer, "patriotism and nationalism, born of the 'subjectivism' Lenin so disliked, were ideological crimes in Soviet Russia.
In Stalin's Russia, Victor Fischer's father, American journalist Louis Fischer, and his mother, Russian writer Markoosha Fischer, were persecuted as political activists and lived under threat of arrest until Eleanor Roosevelt helped them escape Russia.
They met many Soviet boosters, from Maurice Hindus to Louis Fischer to Walter Duranty, and even secured an interview with Lenin's widow.
Rollyson settles on a quote from Louis Fischer to best describe his interest: "Biography is history seen through the prism of a person.
The Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Louis Fischer - The story of Gandhi's life and heroic struggle for independence from the British Empire.
Its essays of political disillusionment by eminent authors-- Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Richard Wright, Stephen Spender, Louis Fischer, and Andre Gide--portray the varied appeal of communism to its intellectual devotees.