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Quote from Alexander 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."


By:

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


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

Source:

Time, 25 February 1974

Categories:

Censorship, Freedom, Press, Speech

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