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    Mrs. Svetlavan Alliluyeva, daughter of the late Josef Stalin, held a news conference in New?

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    "Now, about the disapproval of the politics, what is that, (pause) of the politics of my father. Well I should say, I must say to that I, of course, I disapprove of many things but I think that many other people who still are in our Central Committee and Politburo should be responsible for the same thing for which he alone was accused. And if I feel somebody is responsible for those horrible things, killing people, unjustice....I feel that responsible for this was and is the party, the regime and tha ideology as a whole

    Q: Is there any particular part of America in which you would like to live, and do you intend to apply for American citizenship.

    ANSWER; "Well, I think that before the marriage it should be love. If I will love this country and this country will love me then the marriage will be settle but I ??? say now."

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    Background: Mrs. Svetlavan Alliluyeva, daughter of the late Josef Stalin, held a news conference in New York City Wednesday (26 April). She discussed the reasons for her sudden trip to the United States, her gradual conversion from atheism to a strong belief in God, and her first impressions of the United States.

    One of the questions asked her was, since she came to the United States as a writer to avail herself of the freedom of expression here, does that act imply criticism of her father's regime under which such freedom was not available.

    Her answer, as recorded on our film, is as follows:

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