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Solzhenitsyn / Exile #232909

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 1974
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(Studio) Exiled Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn remains in West Germany.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Langenbroich, West Germany) Solzhenitsyn walks with host, Heinrich Boll during day. Self-exiled Russian writer Dmitri Panin flies from Paris, France, to be with Solzhenitsyn. [PANIN - says Solzhenitsyn very worried about family.] Many cntrys. offer Solzhenitsyn new homeland. Russian author refuses to comment about future plans.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Solzhenitsyn's lawyer says author to go to Zurich, Switzerland, tomorrow; reasons unknown. CBS's Murray Fromson obtains details of Solzhenitsyn's seizure and arrest by Soviet officials in Moscow. Details given. Russian nuclear physicist Andrei Sakharov appeals to outside world for international probe of secret police crimes described in Solzhenitsyn's "Gulag Archipelago." Russian scientist, member of Soviet Academy of Sciences, agrees with Sakharov.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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