December 30, 2012
Loyola's Rehak looks at a generation of Czech dissidents largely passed-over by history
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Czechoslovakia had its share of heroes during the 40-plus years the Eastern European nation endured Soviet domination — most notably the reformers crushed during the infamous Prague Spring of 1968 and the protesters whose nonviolent Velvet Revolution ended that domination in 1989. Their stories have been well documented, and such figures as Alexander Dubcek and Vaclav Havel have achieved worldwide fame.