I'm listening to Solzhenitsyn's famous speech at Harvard in 1975. It is really something, though hard to get it all as he speaks in Russian and the translation was simultaneous. The following quotes are not exact, but the gist. You can listen here.
"The West is legally and politically free, but socially conditioned to follow the fashion of the day."
"You might think in response to my criticism of the west, I would suggest to you the alternative of socialism." [At this point he stops until the translator finishes, and then says emphatically,] "Nyet."
I haven't cracked his "Cancer Ward" and "August, 1914," yet, but they just moved up the reading list...

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