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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia

Title
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:36
Description
Report on the departure from the USA back to the Soviet Union of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the reclusive Russian writer who made the world aware of the Soviet labour camp system. Shopkeeper Joe Allen of Cavendish, Vermont describes the low key presence of Solzhenitsyn whilst he lived there. Russian analyst Peter Reddaway on the issues around the re-entry into Russia for the writer after 20 years of exile. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Joe Allen; Peter Reddaway
Keywords
Authors; USA; Exiles; USSR; Political dissenters; Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Vermont; Cavendish

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