Eyewitness: Writings from the Ordeal of Communism is a record of those who responded to the evil that settled on their countries by fleeing their homelands. Both familiar and unfamiliar names ring through this moving historical and personal account of the potent force that shaped much of our time. Contributors include Milovan Djilas, Elana Bonner, Vladimir Bukovsky, Leonid Plyushch, Natan Sharansky, Petro Grigorenko, and Anatoly Marchenko.
Ross MacKenzie is editorial page editor of the Richmond News Leader. Todd Culbertson is the associate editor.