Category Archive: Prague Spring

Prague 1968: Memory #4

This is the fourth piece in a series that will, I hope, cover the entire year of 1968 through my own experiences.  In this segment, I recount how I finally made it over… Continue reading

Prague, 1968: Memory #3

This is the third piece in a series that will, I hope, cover the entire year of 1968 through my own experiences.  In it, I recount how I finally made it to the… Continue reading

Prague, 1968: Memory #2

In this, the second piece in a series that will, I hope, cover the entire year of 1968 through my own experiences, I write of my departure from Prague, a couple of weeks… Continue reading

Prague, 1968: Memory

It eventually becomes possible to write about things that one has puzzled over for quite a long time, finally making some sense of them.  The year 1968 was, for me and many of… Continue reading

Forty Years Ago, This Summer

Prague, August 6 or 7, 1968 (two weeks before the Russian tanks rolled in). Three o’clock or so, and I was in the gigantic central train station. The little tour with my erstwhile… Continue reading