All posts tagged Czechoslovakia

From Velvet Underground to Velvet Revolution

After Soviet tanks crushed Czechoslovakia’s Prague Spring in 1968, all performing musicians were vetted for loyalty to the new regime, The Economist notes . The criteria included: no English lyric or band names, and no long hair. “Plastic People of the Universe” failed on all counts

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Czech Radio criticizes RFE/RL for mistreatment of foreign employees, new executive expected to act

BBG Watch Commentary In an nationwide broadcast by the state-owned Czech radio station, Cesky Rozhlas Plus

Broadcasting Board of Governors told they use communist law to discriminate against foreign employees

BBG Watch Commentary   In emails to members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), who are meeting today and tomorrow in Prague, Czech Republic, former Radio Free Europe/Radio

Broadcasting Board of Governors told they use communist law to discriminate against foreign employees

BBG Watch Commentary   In emails to members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), who are meeting today and tomorrow in Prague, Czech Republic, former Radio Free Europe/Radio

America's Silenced Voice Abroad – A Journalist Remembers the Broadcasting Board of Governors Early Moves to Outsource Voice of America International Programs to Private Contractors

Miro Dobrovodsky passed away on July 23, 2009.  FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by

America’s Silenced Voice Abroad – A Journalist Remembers the Broadcasting Board of Governors Early Moves to Outsource Voice of America International Programs to Private Contractors

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