Nobel Prize Winning Writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

(Original Caption) CAMBRIDGE, MASS.: Nobel prize-winning Soviet writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn is at Harvard University June 8 to deliver a commencement address and to receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. In his address, Solzhenitsyn, expelled from Russia for his books critical of Communism, condemned Western civilization as being morally bankrupt and having too much freedom. He castigated western nations in general for having cowardly leaders, a legal system that doesn't work, a press that is too shallow and too powerful and a population that has been spoiled by material wealth.
(Original Caption) CAMBRIDGE, MASS.: Nobel prize-winning Soviet writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn is at Harvard University June 8 to deliver a commencement address and to receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. In his address, Solzhenitsyn, expelled from Russia for his books critical of Communism, condemned Western civilization as being morally bankrupt and having too much freedom. He castigated western nations in general for having cowardly leaders, a legal system that doesn't work, a press that is too shallow and too powerful and a population that has been spoiled by material wealth.
Nobel Prize Winning Writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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