Nobel Prize winner honored at home

  • 1999-08-05
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - In 1980, the poet Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Although he writes in Polish, his native language, Milosz is a man of Lithu-anian origin, born in the Sateiniai estate near Kedainiai, a town in the very center of Lithuania.After World War II, Milosz became a Polish diplomat. Later, he became a political refugee in France. Today, he lives in California.But since July, Milosz, 88, has reason to visit his fatherland; his hometown cut the ribbon on a new culture center named after him.During his recent visit, filmed by a German documentary crew, Milosz met with th...
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