50th Anniversary of the Prague Spring

Check out our episodes covering the Prague Spring and Cold War Czechoslovakia   Episodes 14 – The Prague Spring Episode 17 – Eyewitness to the Prague Spring Episode 9 – Cloak & Dagger in Prague

17 – Eyewitness to the Prague Spring

Welcome to episode 17 of Cold War Conversations In 1968 today’s guest was 15 year old at the same school in Prague as Czech communist leader Alexander Dubček’s son. Jan Čulík provides a valuable eyewitness account of the heady days of the Prague Spring and the subsequent Warsaw Pact invasion. He provides some insightful views … Read more17 – Eyewitness to the Prague Spring

14 – The Prague Spring

Welcome to Episode 14 of Cold War Conversations. Today we have with us Lani Seelinger of Socialism Realised which is an excellent website and learning environment that uses multimedia content as teaching aids about the communist regimes in Europe. Using the Czechoslovak example, they describe the specifics of life in the Eastern bloc. Their material … Read more14 – The Prague Spring

Episode 9 – Cloak & Dagger in Prague

Welcome to Episode 9 of Cold War Conversations. Mark Baker is an independent journalist and travel writer who’s lived in Central Europe for more than two decades. I heartily recommend his travel website www.markbakerprague.com which is an eclectic mix of stories about his adopted hometown of Prague and stories from when Central Europe was the “Eastern … Read moreEpisode 9 – Cloak & Dagger in Prague

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A series of podcasts chatting to those who lived through and experienced the Cold War first hand and those that are fascinated by the period.