• Short Summary

    The Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov has won Poland's Golden Spike prize for last year, awarded by the newspaper "Dziennik Ludovu" (People's Gazette), the Ministry of Culture and Art, and the Union of Young Farmers.

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    The Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov has won Poland's Golden Spike prize for last year, awarded by the newspaper "Dziennik Ludovu" (People's Gazette), the Ministry of Culture and Art, and the Union of Young Farmers.

    The Golden Spike is awarded annually, on the basis of a questionnaire, to one Polish and one foreign writer, most widely read. Mr. Sholokhov's most widely read books of the year, "The Fate of a Man" and "Quiet Flows the Don", totalled 400,000 votes.

    The Polish Ambassador in Moscow Edmund Pshulkovcki presented the prize and a certificate to the author. He pointed out that Mr. Sholokhov was the most popular foreign writer in Poland.

    Attending the presentation ceremony was Gen. Poplavsky, Vice President of the Soviet-Polish Friendship Society, and celebrities of the Moscow literary world.

    Mr. Sholokhov thanked his readers in Poland for their high assessment of his work.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA46R5B5LA6N6BAP7MNY87SQ6IS
    Media URN:
    VLVA46R5B5LA6N6BAP7MNY87SQ6IS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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