Transcribed for the Trotsky Internet Archive by David Walters, AugustSeptember, 2000
Introduction to the Merit Publishers, 1969 Edition, by George Novak
REPORT TO THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY
Opening statementsBiography of Leon TrotskyEarly revolutionary activityRevolution of 1905Opposition to World WarSojourn in An1ericaRole in October Revolution, Civil War, Soviet GovernmentExpulsion from PartyExileActivities abroadGo-penhagenFranceNorwayArrest.
MexicoLoss of citizenshipFamilyWritings on terrorismPetro. grad, Warsaw, Brest-LitovskArchivesDanger of BonapartismPolicy of CominternLenin's testamentVyshinsky's charges of anti- Leninism.
Relations with LeninOpen Letter to Central Executive CommitteeRelations with defendantsThe TroikaBloc with Zinovev and KamenevExpulsion of OppositionCapitulationsOlberg. Radek.
Trotsky's Attitude toward defendants, Zinoviev-Kamenev trialRadekCapitulatorsRelations with defendantsLoyal Opposition Communications with U.S.S.R.BlumkinCopenhagenReturn Meeting with sonWitnessesSedov's passportTelegram to HerriotHotel BristolDanish press.
Testimony of Trotsky's secretary on Copenhagen Hotel BristolSound film to OppositionOlbergRommTrotsky's removal to FranceLanding at CassisTrip to Saint PalaisFireLife in Saint PalaisBagnèresBarbizonDiscoveryPress attacksRommDocumentary evidence.
Precautions on trip to FranceDocumentary evidenceRommPyatakovTrotsky's life in NorwayKnudsen's telegram to Vyshinsky Norwegian pressTrotsky's proposition to Moscow CourtPyatakovCertain defendants.
Soviet treason lawAftenposten on PyatakovHrascheCiliga on confessionsBrobnisTsentralnaYa explosionIndustrialization, Five-Year Plan, collectivizationSoviet statisticsTrotsky's warningsAttitude on terrorKirov assassinationCommunications with U .S.S.R.
Terroristic tendencies among the youthThe question of conspiracyAttitude toward change of Soviet régimeOmission of Molotov from list of victimsDefense of U.S.S.R.Clemenceau thesisFourth InternationalSpainPosition in case of attack on U.S.S.R.
Stalinist policy in SpainForeign policy of Lenin and TrotskySoviet Union in a capitalistic worldWar and SocialismAttitude toward Germany and JapanAlliance of U.S.S.R. with capitalist countriesLenin's trip through GermanyPolish WarStnlggle between Left Opposition and StalinistsTheft of archivesFinances General denial of charges.
History of Bolshevik PartyGoverning bodiesMembership ill 1919 Constitution of Soviet UnionCouncil of People's CommissarsMembers in ~s gThe SovietsRelations between Party and GoveminentDemocratic centralismDictatorship of the proletariatNew ConstitutionThe Socialist revolutionThe question of propagandaRevolutionary, individual and Thermidorean tenorThe Hearst Press.
Bureauaacy and Fascist alliancesTerrorismUnited Front and Popular FrontParty purgesSabotageTrotskyites in SiberiaMuralov's confessionMethod of securing confessionsRemoval of StalinAccusations in first trialSoviet law on evidencePyatakov's alleged flightSocialism in one countryRelations with Lenin Distortion of Revolutionary historyBorodin in MexicoCommunist International.
Demand for investigation of Mr. Bearl's questionMr. Beal's resignationStatement of ChairmanStatement of counsel for witness Letter from Socialist PartyBolshevik disciplineSlogans of the OppositionPhases of Party StruggleConstructive workThe Menshevik trialsLenin's testamentLeft OppositionInternational revolutionDictatorship of the seactariat.
Closing Speech of counsel for witnessQuestions of Mexican labor organizationsStatement of counsel for CommissionTrotsky's final argument: Why Is an Investigation Necessary?Is the Investigation Politically Admissible?The Opinion of Professor Charles A. BeardA "Purely Juridical" ExaminationAutobiographyMy "Juridical" SituationThree Categories of ProofsThe Mathematical Series of Frame-ups-The Political Basis of the Accusation: TerrorismThe Kirov AssassinationWho Drew Up the List of "Victims" of the Terror? (The Molotov "Affair")The Political Basis of the Accusation: "Sabotage"The Political Basis of the Accusation: The Alliance with Hitler and the MikadoCopenhagenRadekVladimir Romm, "Witness"Pyatakov's Flight to NorwayWhat Has Been Refuted in the Last Trial?The Prosecutor-FalsifierThe Theory of "CamouflageWhy and Wherefore These Trials?
In re: CopenhagenSupplementary Statement By Albert M. GlotzerFactual CorrectionsCorrespondence and Wherefore These Trials?