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I Am Certain I Would Never Have Been Released from Prison!

ID Number: 31482
Maker: Paul Conrad; Los Angeles Times
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1972
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 35.5 cm x 25.5 cm; 14 in x 10 1/16 in
Main Subject: Political Prisoners; Viet Nam War Era
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
"Had It Not Been For The International Campaign Waged Throughout The World, Particularly In The Socialist Countries And The Soviet Union, I Am Certain I Would Never Have Been Released From Prison!" USSR Welcomes Angela Davis Solzhenitsyn Conrad [artist signature] © The Los Angeles Times, 1972 1972, The Register and Tribune Syndicate

Acquisition Number: 2009-221

Ironic contrast between Angela Davis's gratitude to an international campaign for her release from prison, which was aided by support from the socialist countries, while the West, spearheaded by the U.S., simultaneously condemned the USSR for keeping their own dissident, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, in prison.

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