Poets - Yeutushenko, 1968-1978
Various materials, newspaper clippings and articles regarding the poet Yevgeny Yeutushenko. Yeutushenko was born in Siberia and became famous for his poem "Babi Yar," written in 1961. He was careful with his criticism of the Soviet Union and never ran afoul of the Soviet authorities. In his later years he taught at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa.
From the File: 1 Linear Feet (record box)
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: Most of the records consist of letters, educational materials, bulletins and published newspaper accounts of activities by world-wide, national and local groups on behalf of Soviet Jews. Rhoda Friedman collected most of this material. The Records also have scrapbooks about Lillian Hoffman.