Sputnik II

In his fourth article for National Review, Chambers reviewed events of the last year, including the launch of Sputnik and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and bespoke Cold War fears of Communism’s continuing spread — as if a “second Communist moon had stirred in the West,” while his wife prayed for help to the Hungarian people.

At the time, Chambers expressed concern about his own recent writings: would they be “as dated as if it dealt with another age”?

Are they?

Please read “To Temporize Is Death,” and be the judge.

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