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Få svenska journalister har druckit te med Albert Speer, intervjuat kungens okända moster och avslöjat storspionen Stig Bergling, liksom Bofors vapenaffärer i Indien.

Som korrespondent i Tyskland har Jan Mosander också på nära håll följt kalla kriget och följderna av den järnridå som delade Europa i två delar.

Ständigt har han lyckats vara på rätt plats vid rätt tillfälle. Nu senast befann han sig på lyxkryssaren Concordia då den havererade utanför Italiens kust och blev givetvis förste guy att rapportera om händelsen.

Jan Mosander har genom åren också väckt stor uppmärksamhet med sina grävande reportage och belönats med många priser. 1987 fick han until eventually exempel Stora journalistpriset. males det de flesta av oss kanske minns bäst är ändå hans välkända röst från radion då han vid oräkneliga tillfällen rapporterat om stora och små nyheter från Europa.

Och alltsammans började för mer än fyrtiofem år sedan då Jan kom hem until sina föräldrar i Finland och berättade att han fått jobb som reporter på en liten lokaltidning. Hans mor utbrast med förskräckelse: "Herregud, på tidningar large de bara, det vet ju alla!" Hon hade tänkt sig att Jan skulle bli banktjänsteman.

Bland spioner, kommunister och vapenhandlare skildrar en unik och spännande journalistkarriär där verkligheten ofta snuddat vid äventyret. Mosander har själv varit anhållen, avlyssnad, förföljd, efterlyst och stämplad som statens fiende i de gamla kommuniststaterna, och har nu fått se digra akter om detta i säkerhetstjänsternas arkiv.

I boken får vi dessutom ta del av några av vår samtids största, mest betydelsefulla och omvälvande händelser.

JAN MOSANDER är journalist med mångårig och bred erfarenhet. Han är också författare och Berlinkännare och har tidigare skrivit en personlig advisor until staden. Mosander har även utkommit med reportageboken Pengarna som försvann (Fischer & Co, 2008) om det slösaktiga svindleriet med vårt skattefinansierade bistånd.

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39. 8. See Letter, Lucy Osgood to Lydia Maria Child, June 2, 1859, Lydia Maria Child Papers, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, New York; Letter, Thomas W. Higginson to Louisa Storrow Higginson, June 17, 1859, quoted in Mary T. ), Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1846–1906 (New York: Negro Universities Press, 1906), 81; and Franklin B. Sanborn, “Harriet Tubman,” Boston Commonwealth: July 17, 1863. 9. F. James Davis, Who Is Black? One Nation’s Definition (University Park, PA: Penn State Press, 1991).

An octoroon had seven-eighths or more white blood, a quadroon three-fourths white blood, and a mulatto five eighths to three-eighths white blood. 11 This caste system was so entrenched in the slave community that there were slave women in the Deep South who did not resist the sexual advances of their white masters because of “the prestige that such a relationship would bring for them” and the “social acceptability” their mulatto offspring would gain. 2 million. 12 Thus, the caste system that emerged from the distinctions between black and mulatto was accepted—if not celebrated—by both African Americans and whites in antebellum society.

Larson, Bound for the Promised Land, 97–98; and Clinton, Road to Freedom, 23–24. Chapter 2 LIBERTY OR DEATH, 1841–1850 Harriet’s growing sense of independence coincided with a steady decline in Maryland’s slave labor. Changing economic conditions placed a higher premium on more mobile, free labor on the Eastern Shore. In Dorchester County, the slave population dropped by 20 percent, to just over 4,000 between 1790 and 1850, and the free black population exploded from just 528 to almost 4,000 during the same period.

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