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    A GROUP OF WRITERS ARRIVED IN LENINGRAD ON AUGUST 3 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL SESSION OF THE EUROPEAN WRITERS' ASSOCIATION.

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    A GROUP OF WRITERS ARRIVED IN LENINGRAD ON AUGUST 3 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL SESSION OF THE EUROPEAN WRITERS' ASSOCIATION.AMONG THOSE WHO ARRIVED WAS GUISEPPE UNGARETTI, PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION.

    THE PARTICIPANTS WERE MET BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE ASSOCIATION - JANCARLO VIGORELLI; SOVIET WRITERS AND POETS - ALEXANDER TVARDOSSKY, LEONID SOGOLES ALEXEI SURKOV, BORIS POLEVOV AND OTHERS.

    THEY VISITED SHOLNY AND THE ROOM - NOW A MUSEUM - WHERE VLADIMIR LENIN WORKED AND LIVED.THEY ALSO SAW THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN THE CITY.

    THE SESSION WAS OPENED ON AUGUST 5.IN THE HALL OF THE MAYAKOVSKY HOUSE OF WRITERS WERE OUTSTANDING EUROPEAN AUTHORS AND NOTED SOVIET WRITERS, DISCUSSING THE PROBLEMS OF THE MODERN NOVEL WHICH AROUSED GREAT INTEREST IN WRITER'S CIRCLES NOT ONLY IN THE SOVIET UNION, BUT ABROAD AS WELL.

    THE SESSION WAS OPENED BY GUISEPPE UNGARETTI, THE ITALIAN POET AND PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN WRITERS' UNION, THE SESSION WAS GREETED BY MIKHAIL SHOLOKHOV.

    LENINGRAD'S DEPUTY MAYOR - MR VERISHNIKOV - GAVE THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE SESSION HEARTY GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FROM ALL THE PEOPLE OF LENINGRAD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA71O00Y3JH88DRFPV10HAZABTU
    Media URN:
    VLVA71O00Y3JH88DRFPV10HAZABTU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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