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Journey Into the Whirlwind - Part I, Chapter 29, A Fair and Speedy Trial Summary & Analysis

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In Part I, Chapter 29, Ginzburg is taken to Lefortovo Prison, which is carpeted, clean, and quiet. She remembers Garey telling her that the cleaner and more polite prisons and wardens are, the closer to death the prisoner is. Ginzburg knows her trial is pending, and so she cleans herself up as best she can. Her trial lasts seven minutes. She is brought before the military tribunal of three judges, one secretary, and two wardens.

Ginzburg asks them against whom she is being accused of plotting. The judges tell her she is held in conjunction with the death of Kirov. Because she was supposedly accomplices with the murderers, she was just as guilty. She is sentenced to ten years of solitary confinement, and must forfeit civil rights for five years. Furthermore, all...

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