Václav Havel

December 18 2011

BBC radio half hour here until December 25. Former Prague correspondent Chris Bowlby with Timothy Garton Ash and others. Reminds us how much Havel regretted the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, the Velvet Divorce, though he remained president of the new republic. And of his disapproval of his successor, the ascetic Eurosceptic economist Václav Klaus, who disdained the former dissidents and all their works.

Guardian.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s