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Part 10: Stars as Red as the Morning Sky: The Cold War in Czechoslovakia

Vladimír Remek, photo: ČT24

In this programme, the last in the current series, we get a flavour of the Cold War.  The archives throw up some curious stories: a man in love with a drill, a Czechoslovak cosmonaut celebrated in song, a campaign against noisy rockers with long hair, and some Cold War dramas – tales of defectors and spies. And we end with the strange, sad story of the Red Elvis. But first to the glowing dawn of the new regime in 1948.

You can find a transcript of this podcast at: https://www.radio.cz/en/section/special/stars-as-red-as-the-morning-sky-the-cold-war-in-czechoslovakia

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