Recalls attempts by the Communist government to harrass and intimidate dissidents.
On the challenges of democratic transitions.
"We all here, who experienced communism, were deformed without even realizing it by the need to constantly cower and take care only of ourselves."
“Charter 77 was formed to hold a mirror up to the conditions in society.”
Recounts a humorous story about evading the secret police.
On the challenges of rebuilding society after the fall of communism.
a million people gathered. And, on that day, the Czech Saint Anežka was canonized. And, at that time, I personally felt that we had already, we had cross