Tag Archives: Ernest Miller Hemingway

On This Day — Hemingway Wins Nobel Prize (October 28 1954) [2020]

“Hemingway may have said ‘yes’ to the Soviet recruitment pitch, but unless there is some additional trove of material in the NKVD archives that argues otherwise, it is clear Hemingway was never a productive Soviet agent.” CIA website — Intelligence … Continue reading

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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2020]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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On This Day — Hemingway Wins Nobel Prize (October 28 1954) [2019]

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to … Continue reading

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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2019]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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On This Day — Hemingway Wins Nobel Prize (October 28 1954)

“The FBI’s surveillance substantially contributed to his anguish and his suicide.” AE Hotchner — Hemingway’s friend and collaborator over the last 13 years of his life “Ernest Hemingway’s relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigation would charitably be described as … Continue reading

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