Nebraska Authors

Leslie C. Stevens

AKA: Admiral Leslie Clark Stevens, Jr.

Born 1895-01-01 Kearney, NE (USA)

Died 1956-11-30
Seminole County, FL (USA)

Arlington, VA (USA)
Arlington National Cemetery

Vice Admiral Leslie Stevens was born in Kearney, Nebraska and lived for a time in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is credited with writing a perceptive memoir of Russian life and his contacts with ordinary Russians during one of the most tense periods of the Cold War, when he was posted to Moscow as a naval attache in the late 1940s. He is also known as one of the initial organizers of Radio Liberty.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Kearney, NE
Moscow, RUSSIA
Seminole, FL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Russia-Culture; International Politics


Vice Admiral, Military


Russian Assignment. 1954.

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