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Latest Václav Havel Items
He's tattooed from head to toe, a warrior-like mix of blue, green and red. He's also running in a surprising third place ahead of this week's Czech presidential elections. Vladimir Franz, an opera composer and painter, seems the most unlikely of candidates for a prestigious post previously held by beloved playwright-dissident Vaclav Havel and Vaclav Klaus, a professor credited with plotting the economic transition from communism to a free market.
He's tattooed from head to toe, a warrior-like mix of blue, green and red.
Rock stars Bono, The Edge, Peter Gabriel, Sting and Yoko Ono Lennon have covered the cost of a tapestry that will be unveiled next month to honor Vaclav Havel at Prague's international airport, that has been renamed to honor the late Czech president.
Rock stars Bono, the Edge, Peter Gabriel, Sting and Yoko Ono Lennon have covered the cost of a tapestry that will be unveiled next month to honor Vaclav Havel at Prague's international airport, which has been renamed to honor the late Czech president.
Two artists have used wax from the thousands of candles that Czechs lit to mourn the death of President Vaclav Havel to create a large heart honoring him.
The White House says former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to the Czech Republic for Friday's funeral of former President Vaclav Havel.
This has been a busy week for the Grim Reaper, slashing out at friend and foe, winning each battle fought against clay-footed humans who earned obituaries on the front page inspired by love or hate or both. Words often have a life of their own, particularly in matters of life and death. Cosmic coincidences in man's fate bring to our attention very different men merely because they died within days of each other.
Czech citizens joined their leaders and foreign politicians Sunday in paying tribute to Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led the 1989 Velvet Revolution that peacefully toppled communism in the former Czechoslovakia.
On the 100th anniversary of my father's birthday, it's time to listen and learn from him again. It's time for a new Reagan revolution.