Short Spring, Long Winters

September 1978
National Review;9/1/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p1066
The article focuses on the political conditions in Czechoslovakia, leading to growth of communism. The political conditions in 1968 is remembered by many as the country was heralded by an earlier generation of tanks. This second winter may extend to twenty years, like its predecessor, before it lets up. Certainly, the developments at Helsinki in 1975 does not augur well. According to British philosopher Bertrand Russell, communism is better than any other political doctrine.


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