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Quote from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,

"Woe to that nation whose literature
is cut short by the intrusion of force.
This is not merely interference
with freedom of the press but
the sealing up of a nation’s heart,
the excision of its memory."


Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (more quotes by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn or books by/about Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)

(1918-2008) Russian novelist, Soviet dissident, imprisoned for 8 years for critizing Stalin in a personal letter, Nobel Prize for Literature, 1970


Time, 25 February 1974


Censorship, Freedom, Press, Speech


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