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Orlov Yuri C1

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Sidney Drell, Yuri Orlov and Catherine Fitzpatrick at a New York Academy of Sciences reception
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(L-R): Sidney Drell (deputy director of SLAC), Yuri Orlov, Catherine Fitzpatrick (research director, Helsinki Watch and translator) at a New York Academy of Sciences reception in Orlov's honor. This reception took place shortly after his deportation to New York from Siberian exile in October, 1986.

A well-known Soviet physicist and human rights activist, Orlov spent years in KGB prison, labor camp and Siberian exile as punishment for his human rights activities. After arriving in the US, he resumed his scientific research in 1987 at Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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Photo date: 
October 15, 1986
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 6 inches)
Person(s): 
Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-
Orlov, Yuri, 1924-
Fitzpatrick, Catherine A.