Footnote: Two Readings In Soviet History, 1

[reading to be preceded by the Soviet

National Anthem performed with

heroic enthusiasm]


Once in Bolsheviks' control,

few in Russia had enough

to eat.  But Lenin---


never missed a meal . . . comrade.


[reading to be followed by the

Overture to Doctor Zhivago,

performed as an elegy for all poets]








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