Saturday, 21 April 2018

Radio Prague

Breaking down the psychological walls

Radio Prague |
20 November 2009

Looking back at two of the big events of the last decade - the Czech Republic's accession to NATO and, five years later, to the European Union.

FA chief recalls sport's role in 1989 regime change

Radio Prague |
19 November 2009

The world of sport was quick to rally to the calls for change after the brutal suppression of the students' march on 17 November.

Co-founder of MOST initiative recalls initial meeting between Communist PM and dissident leaders

Radio Prague |
19 November 2009

Several months ahead of the Velvet Revolution Michal Horáček, a well-known lyricist, and rock performer Michael Kocáb founded the initiative Most (Bridge), aimed at creating a platform to allow the then-Communist regime to communicate with the dissidents it so often jailed.

Talks with Joan Baez, Lou Reed and Suzanne Vega

Radio Prague |
18 November 2009

Radio Prague spoke to some of the guests of Václav Havel's concert last Saturday who "laid the soundtrack", so to speak, to the period of the revolution.

Velvet at the Film School

Radio Prague |
18 November 2009

Discussing the legacy of the Velvet Revolution at Prague's celebrated film and TV academy.

Memoirs of a revolutionary

Radio Prague |
16 November 2009

I remember exactly what I did on the night of Friday 17 November, 1989 – I was on a date, Radio Prague's reporter shares his memories of the revolutionary days 20 years ago.

Lifelong marriage proposal stokes controversy

Radio Prague |
13 November 2008

Culture Minister Václav Jehlička has stoked controversy by proposing to allow religious marriages with no option of divorce.

Teachers complain kids more aggressive

Radio Prague |
21 October 2008

Czech teachers claim that not only are they underpaid, but that their job gets more demanding with each passing year as pupils grow increasingly unruly.

Klaus to UN: blame governments, not markets for world economic crisis

Radio Prague |
25 Sep 2009

It would be a tragic mistake to fundamentally impair economic freedom in favour of state or supra-state regulation just now, Klaus said at the United Nations General Assembly session in New York.

Czech tourists make last-minute dash to Vienna for Canadian visa

Radio Prague |
16 July 2009

The Canadian Embassy in Prague now has a counter with consular staff at the city’s Ruzyně Airport to make sure passengers have all the relevant information before they board their flights.

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