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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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(243) Jordan's and Karkov's descriptions of Mitchell read like a portrait of Louis Fischer, the Moscow-based American correspondent who covered the war in Spain primarily for The Nation.
His warm correspondence with Alliluyeva reveals an unexpected side of the usually distant Kennan, who helped set her up in Princeton, where she lived for a few years, until the late 1968 break-up of her tempestuous relationship with the author Louis Fischer, her neighbor.
Now with Daesh being exposed for the fraud that it is, a time of reckoning will descend upon its supporters, a time not unlike that in the late 1940s which alienated communists - like Andre Gide, Arthur Koestler, Ignazio Silone, Louis Fischer and Frieda Utley, along with others, who represented some of the most important writers of the century - went through, as they berated both communism and the excesses of Stalin's Great Purge and Show Trials, which involved large-scale repression, widespread police surveillance, arbitrary executions and, well, show trials of dissident intellectuals, where the judiciary authorities would've already determined the guilt of the defendant.
Since Morris and Louis Fischer first opened their business in 1949 (Whitman's father-in-law, Leslie Niederman, a Holocaust survivor, joined the company a few years later), the store has been a constant on Manhattan's Jewish food map.
"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.''
Son of two authors, American Louis Fischer and Latvian-born Markoosha, Victor ("Vic" to his friends and colleagues) reached adolescence as "Vitya" in Moscow, USSR.
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.