Between 1988 and 1991 there was a strong shift in representations of the Soviet era, with greater emphasis on the 1937 Party purge
and the destruction of Uzbek Communist Party leadership.
FDR's transformative enterprise reached its zenith during the "Third New Deal," which included the court-packing plan, the Democratic Party purge
attempt during the 1938 elections, and, most important, the President's Committee on Administrative Management and the Reorganization Bill of 1937 that emerged from the committee's work.
Aziz was allegedly involved in several party purges
in the 1970s and '80s during which an unspecified number of people died.
Tanenhaus alludes to the Party purges
of 1937-38, which led to the liquidation of 2 million Soviet Communists who were on the wrong side of the ideological debate and caused Chambers to believe that he himself was in danger.
The former MP for Blaenau Gwent has warned Welsh Labour to learn the lesson of its general election humiliation in the constituency as party purges
begin against Peter Law supporters.