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Talks in English -- Paul Wilson and Václav Havel (15. 5. 2014)

The second in a short series of talks in English with colleagues and friends of Václav Havel. Paul Wilson is a freelance journalist, magazine editor, radio producer and translator of Czech literature. He spent ten years in Czechoslovakia (1967--1977) and he was eventually expelled by the Communist government for his association with the dissident movement. In addition to translating many plays, essays, books, and speeches by Václav Havel, he has published many articles on Havel's work as a dissident and politician. Some of them have been published, In Czech, in his recent book, Bohemian Rhapsodies (Torst). Chaired by writer and journalist David Vaughan.

Všem občanům – výzva

„Uznáte-li, že je v určitém okamžiku přiměřenější chovat se jako Hus, chovejte se jako Hus, uznáte-li naopak, že je účinnější chovat se jako Švejk, chovejte se jako Švejk.“

Václav Havel, 26. srpen 1968

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