1. "Famous for his jokes."

    Expelled from Party in 1927, readmitted in 1930. Tried for treason (second Moscow Trial of the 17 in 1937), confesses and implicates close friend BUKHARIN and others; spared death. Murdered by NKVD agents in labor camp. Famous for his jokes.

    An excerpt from Karl Radek's entry in the glossary of the forthcoming edition of Memoirs of a Revolutionary by Victor Serge