~Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
“A fascinating, illuminating book, a treasure trove of information on the development of Sakharov's views and of the 'dissident movement' in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.”—Jeane J. Kirkpatrick, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute.
"It is fascinating and inspiring to read these documents and witness how the Soviet security apparatus with all its spies and bugging devices was unable to break the will of one indomitably courageous man."—Richard Pipes, Baird Professor of History, Emeritus, Harvard University
"Sheds fascinating light on the working of the Soviet system at the highest level—its policy towards the intelligentsia and the dissidents."—Walter Laqueur