Witch Trial

June 1978
New Republic;6/10/78, Vol. 178 Issue 23, p3
Comments on the trial and incarceration of Russian physicist, Yuri Orlov, who became chairman of a group that undertook to monitor how the Soviet Union comply with its commitment to support freedom of speech and action of citizens. Terms of the sentence handed down to Orlov; Decision of the U.S. government to cancel all delegations to the Soviet Union; Reaction of the international scientific community to the trial of Orlov; Impact of the trial on the U.S.-Soviet Union relations.


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