In her 1961 autobiography, Shamsieva proudly alluded to her own participation in a Party Purge commission during the Hujum.
While in her 1988 interview she contextualized her suffering in 1937 within the collective suffering of a generation of Uzbek Communists and modernizers, in this post-Soviet account she focused on her individual experience of the 1937 Party purge. While this telling is incomplete, it reveals more about eluding the system.
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.