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    PROFESSOR JXXX YURI GLAZOV, A FRIED OF THE SOLZHENISTYSNCOR PERHAPS JUST AN ACQUINTANCED, TALKED WITH THE AUTHOR'S WIFE BY TELEPHONE EARLY WEDNESDAY..

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    PROFESSOR GLAZOV WITH REPORTERS OUTSIDE BOSTON COLLEGE, WHERE HE IS A PROFESSOR OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE. HE DESCRIBES MRS SOLZHENITSYN AS BEING VERY NERVOUS, THEN RECOUNTS HER DESCRIPTION OF THE ARREST OF THE AUTHOR, THAT THE SECURITY PEOPLE HAD BORXXX BROKEN THE LOCK ON THE APARTMENT DOOR AS THEY LEFT. HE DESCRIBES THIS AS A SYMBOLIC GESTURE...MEANING THAT THE SOLZHENITSYNS WERE NO LONGER CITIZENS OF THE SOVIET UNION...AND THERFOREXXX THEREFORE WOULD HAVE NO NEED FOR LOCKS...SINCE THEY WOULD HAVE NO PLACE IN THE SOCIETY HE SAID...AND THIS IS HIS ANALYSIS, NOT MRS. SOLZENITSYN'S...THAT THE SOVIETS HAD CHOSEN WEST GERMANY AS THE RELEASE SITE BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO SET THE SCENE..PREPARE THE STORY...THAT THE AUTHOR HAD CHOSEN WEST GERMANY BECAUSE HE WAS A FASCIST..AND THUS DISCREDIT EVERYTHING HE SAID SO FAR AND ANYTHING HE WOULD SAY IN THE FUTURE.




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    Background: PROFESSOR JXXX YURI GLAZOV, A FRIED OF THE SOLZHENISTYSNCOR PERHAPS JUST AN ACQUINTANCED, TALKED WITH THE AUTHOR'S WIFE BY TELEPHONE EARLY WEDNESDAY..JUST TWO HOURS AFTER THE NOVELIST LEFT RUSSIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4TE844EVVGMDWJOUM9F7P79Z8
    Media URN:
    VLVA4TE844EVVGMDWJOUM9F7P79Z8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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