No. 84 Civ. 9289 (MBM).

706 F.Supp. 1123 (1989)

Kennett LOVE, Plaintiff, v. Jonathan KWITNY, Congdon & Weed, Inc., St. Martin's Press, Inc., Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc., Barnes & Noble Bookstores, Inc., B. Dalton Company, Coliseum Books, Inc., Doubleday Doran Book Shops, Inc., and John Kelly, Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

February 21, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stefan Bauer-Mengelberg, New York City, for plaintiff.

John C. Lankenau, Robert D. Balin Lankenau Kovner & Bickford, New York City, for defendants.


MUKASEY, District Judge.

The facts underlying this copyright infringement action developed over more than thirty years, beginning with a journalist's involvement as observer and, slightly, as participant, in the August 1953 overthrow of the Iranian government headed by Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh. The dispute centers on an unpublished manuscript by that journalist, plaintiff Kennett Love, written in 1960. The manuscript describes...

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