TITLE

TEN-DAY WONDER

AUTHOR(S)
Omestad, Thomas
PUB. DATE
December 1989
SOURCE
New Republic;12/25/89, Vol. 201 Issue 26, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the anti-communist movement that led to the overthrow of communist party rule in Czechoslovakia. Participation of millions of Czechoslovaks in demonstrations across the country; Credit to the dissident community for the turnaround; College students clubbed by police at a march in Prague; Dramatic liberalizations in the Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, and East Germany; Czechoslovak public primed for rapid change; Shock over the zeal with which security forces bloodied unarmed students.
ACCESSION #
11393105

 

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