Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sad day -- and not only for Czechs

Today is a sad day for all the world because one of our great humanitarians and statesmen died. Vaclav Havel was the first president of free Czechoslovakia -- and later the Czech Republic -- after the Velvet Revolution of 1989. He was the last of my heroes in public life, and I mourn his loss.

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