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|Event:||FSS-05 Russian Dissidents from the 1960s to the 1980s|
|Time:||10:00 to 12:00|
|Location:||Seabury Heritage Hall|
|Gogol's 19th century short story "The Overcoat" established the theme of the weak, vulnerable person who was fearful and intimidated by the power of the 'important person' in the Russian state. This presentation focuses on selected writers and other professionals in the Brezhnev era, who challenged the status quo and policies of the government and were often censored, arrested, imprisoned, and/or forced into exile. Individuals discussed include a general, a poet, a physicist, a refusenik, and many writers. This group is different from those whose books describe their experiences in Stalin's GULAG. For example: Alexander Solzhenitsyn|