Mrs. Svetlavan Alliluyeva, daughter of the late Josef Stalin, held a news conference in New?
Mrs. Svetlavan Alliluyeva, daughter of the late Josef Stalin, held a news conference in New York City Wednesday (26 April). She discussed the reasons for her sudden trip to the United States, her gradual conversion from atheism to a strong belief in God, and her first impressions of the United States.
One of the questions asked her was, since she came to the United States as a writer to avail herself of the freedom of expression here, does that act imply criticism of her father's regime under which such freedom was not available.
Her answer, as recorded on our film, is as follows: