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Chris Hall

Dr. Chris Hall is Assistant Professor of English at the University of the Ozarks, in Arkansas. His research brings together literature, history, media, and philosophy in analyzing the political landscape of the twentieth and twenty-first century.

Soviet political leader Joseph Stalin (1879 - 1953) at work in his office, with a portrait of Karl Marx hanging on the wall over his head, April 1932.

Getting Pickled With Joseph Stalin

The Soviet dictator was notorious for hosting drinking parties where vodka loosened the inhibitions of associates and got them to reveal their secrets.