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Unexpected Dissident: Andrei Sakharov
Aired 9/26/2002

The life of Russian physicist Andrei Sakharov spanned the years from Lenin to Gorbachev, from an expanding Soviet empire to the collapse of that empire. Sakharov was father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb, a much-decorated hero of the Soviet Union, an exiled human rights activist, a Nobel Peace Prize-winner and a man who, with his wife, stared down the most dangerous government in the world. Who was Andrei Sakharov?
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  Richard Lourie
    translator of Sakharov’s memoirs and author of the first full biography of the Russian physicist
  Tatiana Yankelevich
    daughter of Sakharov’s wife Elena Bonner and assistant director of the Andrei Sakharov Archives and Human Rights Center at Brandeis University

Originally Aired: 9/26/2002

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