This Day in Jewish History U.K. Reels From 'Communist Conspiracy'

The so-called Zinoviev letter, in which a Bolshevik leader supposedly urged the British Communist Party to continue its subversive work, was published by a pro-Conservative newspaper four days ahead of a general election that led to the defeat of the country's first ever Labor government.

On October 25, 1924, the so-called Zinoviev Letter was published in the United Kingdom, which was then in the midst of a snap general election campaign. The...