1h-. NS Tikhonov declares the congress of writers open. Members of the presidium: Brezhnev, Voronov, Grishin, Kosygin and others take their places. Congress participants: L. Oshanin, S. Mikhalkov, A. Barto and others communicate on the sidelines. (neg. 261, pos. 208). 2h - GM Markov is making a report. Speakers S. Mikhalkov, S. Narovchatov, R. Rozhdestvensky, B. Polevoy and others (neg. 214, pos. 178). 3h 1syuzh. - Meeting of the delegates of the congress with the readers on the stage of the Green Theater of the Central Park of Culture and Leisure named after Gorky. Speakers SS Smirnov, R. Rozhdestvensky. 2syuzh. - Congress delegates and foreign guests at a meeting with readers in the Central Park of Culture and Leisure named after Gorky (other site). K. Simonov introduces the poet Thu Bon. Thu Bon is performing. (neg. 53, 1; pos. 44, 5). 4h -E. Yevtushenko delivers a speech at the congress (53, 8). 5-6h From the speech of Eug. Yevtushenko at the congress (phono 327; 130).