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Soviet Excuses

Anna Charny’s father was an internationally known mathematician who had once worked in the Soviet space program. Soviet officials claimed that allowing him or his wife and daughter to emigrate would jeopardize state secrets. Anna explains why that reasoning made no sense at all.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Soviet Excuses." (Viewed on April 8, 2020) <https://jwa.org/media/soviet-excuses>.

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