Cold War; KGB and 1975 Helsinki Agreements

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Cold War; KGB and 1975 Helsinki Agreements

Post by South » 21 Apr 2019 16:15

https://www.rferl.org/a/inside-the-sovi ... 94541.html


Good morning all,

Per ...

The 1975 Helsinki Agreements provided for an "exchange of books" within the East-West cultural exchanges. The literate exchanges were, of course, monitored by the branches of the Soviet KGB. This article tells about this.

Article mentions John Steinbeck's 1939 "The Grapes of Wrath".

Appreciated reading the Ukraine's KGB Director's "...published some amateurish verses but who now have no relationship to the literary process". In the 1970s in the West, to wit: the US, there were amateurish poets "with no relationship to the literary process".

Ref Dr Wisloche's manual, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Loved reading "unrecognized geniuses". Kipling was wrong ! The East and West shall indeed meet. We're supersaturated in the US with unrecognized geniuses. Unfortunately, they are compensated significantly more than the real geniuses.


~ Bob

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