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Long-lost photos document terrible aftermath of US air raid on Prague

Radio Prague |
18 February 2010

Sixty-five-years ago, a fleet of 62 U.S. Air Force bombers dropped their deadly cargo on Prague. As soon as the all-clear sounded a Red Cross photographer named Stanislav Maršál went out into the streets to document the aftermath; he was so traumatised by what he saw that he hid the photos away for sixty years. Now, five years after his death, the photographs are being shown for the first time, at an exhibition in Prague’s New Town Hall.

Rudolf Zeman, dissident, journalist and co-founder of the samizdat paper Lidové Noviny

Radio Prague |
18 February 2010

We talk to one of the founders of the samizdat Lidové noviny, and its first post-communist editor-in-chief, Rudolf Zeman.

PEN club marks 85 yrs of promoting freedom of speech

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

The Czech PEN club on Monday marked its 85th anniversary.

An uncertain future for Prague's Anglican congregation

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

If you are looking for somewhere for Christian worship in Prague, there are several places where you can attend regular Sunday services in English.

Crash course in winter urban homeless survival

aktuálně.cz |
17 February 2010

They are called Pepe and Pepe. They are homeless.

Weekly roundup

By Ivan Lamper | Respekt |
16 Feb 2010

An influx of Arctic air from Siberia sent temperatures plummeting to minus 20 degrees Celsius. A moonshine distillery exploded Lužice near Hodonín. Greece's financial woes complicated sales of Czech bonds on the global market.

Birds Build Nests Underground & Urban Space Epics

Prague.TV |
16 February 2010

Birds Build Nests Underground and Urban Space Epics debut Bio Oko's experimental 'Is it Cinema' series.

Klaus's trip leads to visit from King Tut

CBW |
16 February 2010

Perhaps the most significant concrete achievement of President Václav Klaus's visit to Egypt on 7-9 February will be an exhibition of artifacts from ancient Egypt, including some items from the treasure of Tutankhamun, the pharaoh who ruled 1341 to 1323 B.C.

Czech, Slovak orgs help local talent

Variety |
16 February 2010

Film support system grows global awareness.

Fifteen-year-old Russian pianist wins Concertino Praga 2010

Radio Prague |
16 February 2010

Concertino Praga – Czech Radio's prestigious international competition for young musicians – has just announced the winners of this year's event.

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