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Ayn Rand is cited after visiting a gulag memorial

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'Doesn't anybody smile in Russia anymore?" Rep. John McDowell of the House Committee on Un-American Activities asked the novelist Ayn Rand. "You paint a very dismal picture." It was 1947 and Rand, a Russian émigré, was giving testimony before the committee regarding life in Stalin's U.S.S.R.


By the time the U.S.S.R. fell, some 30 million individuals had experienced the Gulag personally


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