AWARDS: The Climax of a Lonely Struggle

The news from Norway that the Nobel Peace Prize had been given to a Russian for the first time in the 74-year history of the award was broadcast to the Soviet Union last week by U.S. and West European short-wave radio. For Winner Andrei Sakharov, 54, the prize climaxed a long and often lonely struggle for human rights in the Soviet Union. Dressed in a baggy gray suit and ill-fitting shirt, he talked with newsmen in his gloomy two-room apartment near the Kremlin. "I hope this will help political prisoners," he said. The phone rang constantly with calls from...

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