Ted Koppel http://wcbe.org en A Writer Who Defied The System In 'The Zhivago Affair' http://wcbe.org/post/writer-who-defied-system-zhivago-affair What appeared in Soviet newspapers, magazines and books during the 1950s was processed through so many layers of censorship, that what ultimately emerged was mostly propaganda. Writers and poets who defied the system, went unpublished, lost their jobs and often their homes. Many were sent to the gulag, or died in the cellars of the KGB.<p>During the worst terror of the Stalin years, Boris Pasternak, the author of <em>Dr. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:22:00 +0000 Ted Koppel 58811 at http://wcbe.org