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The Velvet Revolution Of 1989, The Non-Violent Transition Of Power In Czechoslovakia That Brought To An End Over 40 Years Of Communist Party Rule, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! #Czechoslovakia #Ceskoslovensko #VelvetRevolution #EasternBloc #EasternBlock #CommunistRepression #NonViolence #CommunistPartyOfCzechoslovakia #Revolutions #RevolutionsOf1989 #Autumn OfNations #DVD #VideoDownload #USBFlashDrive
Czechoslovakia: The Long Wait For Spring (Color, 1988, 58 Minutes.)
The 1988 retrospective of the generation's worth of time between The Prague Spring of 1968.and the unbeknownst last days of communist rule over their unbeknownst soon-to-be-dissolved nation, hosted by television eminent documentary host Bill Kurtis!
The Eagle And The Bear: Dateline: 1989, Prague... (Color, 1990, 24 Minutes.)
A unique, as-it-happened detailing of the Velvet Revolution's unfolding, as recounted by the great cable television cold war documentary series.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Slovak: Ceskoslovensko, Cesko-Slovensko),, was a sovereign state in Central Europe, created in October 1918, when it declared its independence from Austria-Hungary. In 1938, after the Munich Agreement, the Sudetenland became part of Germany, while the country lost further territories to Hungary and Poland. Between 1939 and 1945 the state ceased to exist, as Slovakia proclaimed its independence and subsequently the remaining territories in the east became part of Hungary, while in the remainder of the Czech Lands the German Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia was proclaimed. In October 1939, after the outbreak of the Second World War, former Czechoslovak President Edvard Benes formed a government-in-exile and sought recognition from the Allies. After the end of the war, the pre-1938 Czechoslovakia was reestablished, with the exception of Carpathian Ruthenia, which became part of the Soviet Union. From 1948 to 1989, Czechoslovakia was part of the Eastern Bloc with a command economy. Its economic status was formalized in membership of Comecon from 1949 and its defense status in the Warsaw Pact of May 1955. A period of political liberalization in 1968, known as the Prague Spring, was violently ended when the Soviet Union, assisted by some other Warsaw Pact countries, invaded Czechoslovakia. In 1989, as Marxist-Leninist governments and communism were ending all over Europe, Czechoslovaks peacefully deposed their government in the Velvet Revolution; state price controls were removed after a period of preparation. In January 1993, Czechoslovakia split into the two sovereign states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.