Authors Peter Finn and Petra Couvée explore the history of 'Doctor Zhivago,' the Russian novel that became a worldwide Cold War sensation.
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According to Peter Finn and Petra Couvée's new book 'The Zhivago Affair,' the CIA believed the novel could be used as propaganda. '[W]e have the opportunity to make Soviet citizens wonder what is wrong with their government,' a CIA memo stated.
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From Paris to Hungary, this epic novel follows the fates of a pair of lovers and their families as World War II sweeps across Europe.
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