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Who do you think was the first American, to learn of Stalin's death?

Asked by Brian1946 (28370points) December 14th, 2019

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Johnny Cash
Marilyn Monroe
Ricky Nixon
Walter Cronkite
Edward R Murrow
Lou Zer Costello
Bud “Butthole” Abbot
William Gaines, world renowned inventor of MAD!
Yogi Berra

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RedDeerGuy1's avatar

Albert Einstein. was alive till April 18, 1955 Stalin died March 5, 1953. Is plausible that Albert Einstein found out. He was against nuclear bombs being in the wrong hands.

rebbel's avatar

Bobby Fischer

ragingloli's avatar

Either an embedded spy, or some informant’s CIA handler.

LadyMarissa's avatar

I prefer to think it was Eisenhower. However, considering his position at CBS at the time, it could easily have been Edward R Murrow.

Brian1946's avatar


Good guesses- thanks.

Dutchess_lll's avatar

Who ever told the president.

filmfann's avatar

Yogi Berra, if he was close to Moe Berg, who was a catcher for the Washington Senators, and a spy.

by the way, I recently watched The Death Of Stalin again, and highly recommend it.

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