Rebel without a pause

  • 1999-01-28
  • Philip Birzulis
After cycling around the globe and defying the Soviet authorities for decades, Ingvars Leitis still shuns society's rules, as Philip Birzulis reports.For most people, a KGB interrogation at age 13 would be the lesson of a lifetime. So it was for Ingvars Leitis, only rather than instilling fear, it taught him valuable survival skills.His crime at that tender age was dropping anti-Soviet leaflets in neighbors' letterboxes in the small Latvian town where he lived. The spooks let the young agitator off lightly but, having listened to Voice of America since he was seven, the boy's head was alrea...
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