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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Vaclav Havel (1936-2011)

December 20, 2011

The free world lost a hero on Sunday when Vaclav Havel passed away at the age of 75.  After years of illegally fomenting opposition to Czechoslovakia’s Communist regime as a playwright during the 1970s, Havel became instrumental in the movement that eventually toppled the regime in 1989.  As a result of his leadership, he became [...]

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