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26
. Memo from Liz to George Kennan, Nov. 2, 1984, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 5, PUL.
27
. Secretary’s memorandum, Nov. 2, 1984, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 5, PUL.
28
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 60.
29
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
30
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 65.
31
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
32
. Author’s interview with Yelena Khanga, Moscow, Jan. 21, 2014.
33
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Mar. 27, 2014.
34
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
35
. Author’s interview with Alexander Burdonsky, Moscow, June 1, 2013.
36
. A famous ballerina of the Mariinsky Theater.
37
. Author’s interview with Alexander Burdonsky, Moscow, June 1, 2013.
38
. Ibid.
39
. Meryle Secrest interview with Svetlana Alliluyeva, audio recording, group 2, tape 14, HIA.

CHAPTER 32: TBILISI INTERLUDE

1
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
2
. Ibid.
3
. Anyone traveling internationally would have been vetted by the Georgian KGB.
4
. Author’s interview with Alexander Alliluyev, Moscow, May 25, 2013.
5
. Letter to author from Tamara Dovgan, Saint Petersburg, Aug. 28, 2013.
6
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 100.
7
. Ibid., 146.
8
. Richard Owen, “Svetlana to Make Home in Tbilisi,”
New York Times
, Dec. 17, 1984.
9
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 137.
10
. Ibid., 146. Svetlana also quoted her daughter’s words in a letter to Joan Kennan, May 5, 1986, PC, J. Kennan.
11
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
12
. Mikoyan,
Memoirs of Military Test-Flying
, 149.
13
. Petrova and Leshynsky,
Last Interview
, 16.
14
. Ibid.
15
. Ibid., 99.
16
. Letter from Vera Traill to Isaiah Berlin, July 9, 1985, the Isaiah Berlin Literary Trust.
17
. Letter to Joan Kennan, Dec. [undated], 1985, PC, J. Kennan.
18
. Letter to Rosa Shand, Jan. 20, 1986, PC, Shand.
19
. Letter from Rosa Shand, Feb. [no date], 1986, PC, Rosa Shand.
20
. Letter to Rosa Shand from Utya Djaparidze, Palm Sunday 1986, PC, Shand.
21
. Author’s interview with Leonid and Galina Alliluyev, Moscow, May 17, 2013.
22
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 145.
23
. Ibid., 156.
24
. Ibid., 155.
25
. Ibid., 159–60.
26
. Top Secret Minutes of Meeting of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Mar. 20, 1986, Meryle Secrest Collection, Svetlana Peters General File, HIA.
27
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 160.
28
. Author’s interview with Leonid and Galina Alliluyev, Moscow, May 17, 2013.
29
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 164.
30
. Author’s interview with Leila Sikmashvili, Tbilisi, Georgia, June 15, 2013.
31
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
32
. Author’s interview with Alexander Burdonsky, Moscow, June 1, 1913.
33
. “Stalin Kin Likely to Be Rebuffed,”
Philadelphia Inquirer
, Apr. 1, 1986.
34
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
35
. Letter Series to Robert and Ramona Rayle, July–September 2005, PC, Rayle.
36
. Raymond H. Anderson, “Talk with Stalin’s Daughter: Why She Left Soviet Again,”
New York Times
, May 18, 1986.
37
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 170.
38
. Sarah Booth Conroy, “The Odyssey of Stalin’s Granddaughter,”
Washington Post
, Apr. 15, 1986.
39
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
40
. “Stalin’s Grandchild Is in England,”
USA Today
, Apr. 16, 1986.
41
. “Svetlana’s Girl Flies Back,” (London)
Times
, Apr. 6, 1986.
42
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
43
. Author’s interview with Alexander Alliluyev, Moscow, May 25, 2013.
44
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
45
. “The People Who Care for Me Are in America,”
Washington Post
, Apr. 18, 1986.
46
. Author’s interview with Alexander Alliluyev, Moscow, May 25, 2013.
47
. Author’s interview with Leonid and Galina Alliluyev, Moscow, May 17, 2013.
48
. Author’s interview with Alexander Burdonsky, Moscow, June 1, 2013.
49
. Petrovna and Leshynsky,
Last Interview
, 94–95.
50
. Nicholas Powell, “Svetlana Lured by KGB Man,” (London)
Sunday Mail
, Nov. 11, 1984. The article included five letters from Alliluyeva to the Sinyavskys, in one of which she complains that, while a beauty, Olga follows the rebellious tide of British youth; this leads A. Sinyavsky to conclude that “her letters to us show how estranged she felt from Olga.”
51
. Duff Hart-Davis (London),
Independent
, Aug. 17, 1994.
52
. Letter from George Kennan to Frank Carlucci, Sept. 10, 1987, Kennan Papers, box 38 folder 3, PUL.
53
. Blake reported this to Melissa Akin, “Stalin’s Daughter Shuns Public Attention,”
Las Vegas Sun
, June 13, 1996.
54
. Letter from Utya Djaparidze to Rosa Shand, Sept. 30, 1986, PC, Shand.

CHAPTER 33: AMERICAN REALITY

1
. Anderson, “Talk with Stalin’s Daughter: Why She Left Soviet Again.”
2
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Mar. 27, 2014.
3
. From Svetlana Alliluyeva to “Dear old friends and former Patrons,” Feb. 25, 1987, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
4
. Round-robin letter from Lana Peters to “Dear friend,” Feb. [undated], 1987, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
5
. Fitzpatrick,
Spy in the Archives
, 278.
6
. Virginia Mills, “Judge Restores Peters as Trustee of Charity Group,”
Trenton Times
, Jan. 2, 1987.
7
. Letter to Philippa Hill, June 22, 1987, PC, Hill.
8
. Letter to Rosa Shand, July 29, 1987, PC, Shand.
9
. George Kennan letter to F. Carlucci, Sept. 10, 1987, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
10
. Memo to file: from George Kennan, Oct. 7, 1987, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
11
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 25, 2013.
12
. Author’s interview with Aris Georges, Spring Green, WI, Aug. 27, 2012.
13
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, July 17, 2012.
14
. Letter to author from Robert Rayle, Nov. 5, 2013.
15
. Letter to Philippa Hill, Feb. 13, 1988, PC, Hill.
16
. Letter to Rosa Shand, June 6, 1988, PC, Shand.
17
. Letter to author from Chrese Evans, July 10, 2014.
18
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, July 17, 2012.
19
. Letter to Philippa Hill, undated, PC, Hill.
20
. Letter to Philippa Hill, undated, PC, Hill.
21
. When she visited in the late 1980s, Olga remembered her mother’s long telephone conversation about these translations and how annoyed Svetlana had seemed about the whole thing. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, July 17, 2012.
22
. Letter to George and Annelise Kennan, Sept. 25, 1988, PC, Joan Kennan.
23
. Letter to Rosa Shand, Jan. 2, 1990, from France, PC, Shand.
24
. Meryle Secrest interview with Svetlana Alliluyeva, audio recording, group 2, tape 26, HIA.
25
. Letter to George and Annelise Kennan, Sept. 25, 1988, PC, J. Kennan.
26
. Richard Culling Carr-Gomm, OBE, was the founder of the Abbeyfield Society, the Morpeth Society, and the Carr-Gomm Society, UK nonprofit national charities providing care and housing for disadvantaged and lonely people.
27
. Letter to Rosa Shand, Aug. 20, 1991, PC, Shand.
28
. Meryle Secrest interview with Svetlana Alliluyeva, audio recording, group 2, tape 26, HIA.
29
. Letter to Robert Rayle, Dec. 21, 1994, PC, Rayle.
30
. Letter to Mary Burkett, Mar. 30, 1996, PC, Burkett.
31
. Letter to George Kennan, July 27, 1983, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
32
. Letter to George Kennan, Nov. 23, 1983, Kennan Papers, box 38, folder 3, PUL.
33
. Letter to Philippa Hill, Oct. 22, 1989, PC, Hill.
34
. Angela Lambert, “Stalin’s Prisoner to the End,” (London)
Independent
, Mar. 10, 1990.
35
. Ibid.
36
. Christmas card to Rosa Shand, Nov. 11, 1990, PC, Shand.

CHAPTER 34: “NEVER WEAR A TIGHT SKIRT IF YOU INTEND TO COMMIT SUICIDE”

1
.
Newsweek
, May 13, 1991.
2
. Svetlana Peters, “Dear Vanessa: Some Last Thoughts of an Ordinary Woman,” unpublished manuscript, 49 pages, November 2005, Wisconsin, 20, PC, V. Thomas.
3
. John Taylor, “The Haunted Bird: The Death and Life of Jerzy Kosinski,”
New York
24, no. 27 (July 15, 1991): 30.
4
. Peters, “Dear Vanessa,” 20.
5
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
6
. Meryle Secrest interview with Svetlana Alliluyeva, audio recording, group 1, tape 1, HIA.
7
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
8
. Ibid.
9
. Letter to Rosa Shand, Aug. 20, 1991, PC, Shand.
10
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, Feb. 26, 2013.
11
. Ibid.
12
. Letter to author from Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Apr. 17, 2013.
13
. Ibid.
14
. Nina’s husband was the son of Dmitri Ivanovich Lobanov-Rostovsky (1907–1948).
15
. Letter to author from Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Apr. 17, 2013.
16
.
Oktyabr
, no. 6 (1991): 13–86.
17
. Alliluyeva, “Book for Granddaughters,” 193.
18
. Author’s interview with Thomas Miller, Anchorage, AK, Sept. 28, 2013.
19
. Letter to Thomas Miller, Jan. 21, 1993, PC, Miller.
20
. Letter to author from Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky, Apr. 17, 2013.
21
. Letter to Thomas Miller, Sept. 13, 1993, PC, Miller.
22
. Author’s interview with Thomas Miller, Anchorage, AK, Sept. 28, 2013.
23
. Author’s interview with Chrese Evans, Portland, OR, July 17, 2012.
24
. Letter to Rosa Shand, Aug. 8, 1992, PC, Shand.
25
. Meryle Secrest interview with Svetlana Alliluyeva, audio recording, group 1, tape 5, HIA.
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