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Mike Yared responded with a list of accounts reporting that "some peace organizations..were fronts for the KGB and other Soviet groups." I am quite familiar with those sources and the accounts listed, almost all of which report the issue from the Soviet perspective. It would not have been career enhancing for a Soviet agent or official to declare that his efforts to influence or even control the American anti-war movement were a dismal failure. I do not doubt that the Soviets tried and tried hard to exert some influence and or control. What I doubt is the effectiveness of such efforts, primarily because I am also convinced that nobody was in charge of the anti-war groups - a view supported by the account given in the SDS book I noted and in other accounts of the anti-war movement written by students who were there. Most of these groups were not susceptible to control by any outsider and some were not all that well "controlled" by their own internal leadership. Robert A. Mosher