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March 05, 1987| Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press

Alexander Godunov, the Soviet ballet star whose 1979 defection sparked an international incident, became a U.S. citizen Wednesday and said he would celebrate with "a hamburger stuffed with caviar." Godunov, 37, took the oath of allegiance in a federal courtroom in New York packed with 189 other new U.S. citizens and their relatives. "It's important to be a citizen because I like this country. It's a great country," Godunov said.

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