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Cathy Young

Solzhenitsyn's tarnished legacy

By Cathy Young
August 6, 2008

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WHEN I FIRST heard of Alexander Solzhenitsyn during my childhood in the Soviet Union, he was the officially reviled author of forbidden books. To my anticommunist parents and their friends, he was a hero who had challenged the leviathan of the Soviet state and told the truth about its crimes. Today, nearly 20 years after the collapse of communism, Solzhenitsyn ... (Full article: 715 words)

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