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Journey Into the Whirlwind - Part I, Chapter 2, The Red-Haired Professor Summary & Analysis

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In Part I, Chapter 2, the newspapers report the identities of the murderers -men named Nikolayev, Rumyantsev, and Katalynov. But the government's crackdown does not end there. In February 1935, Professor Elvov from the Marxist Institute visits Ginzburg. Elvov has contributed an article to a series of books dealing with the history of the Communist Party. Elvov's section in particular has been targeted by Stalin for errors that are labeled "Trotsykyist".

Elvov has been a Party-approved professor, is thirty-three, and has a son. He is a prominent speaker in the Party. He also comes to apologize to Ginzburg because his association with her may prove costly for her. They have known each other since 1932, and collaborated on a handful of projects together.

The next morning, Ginzburg discovers that Elvov has been arrested in the middle of the...

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