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Course of Our Times, The; Miracle Of Czechoslovakia, The

12/11/1978

Dubbed 5/29/96 from A2-01370. Original date 12/11/78


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Series
Course of Our Times, The
Program
Miracle Of Czechoslovakia, The
Program Number

8

Series Description

Historical survey hosted by Abram Sachar, Brandeis University. Series release date: 1973

Program Description

“With the collapse of the Austrian empire at the the close of World War I, the dream of Thomas Masaryk and Edward Benes for independence for the Czechs and Slovaks could be realized. During the war they led cloak and dagger life in an attempt to enlist support for their objectives and they won out at the Peace Conference. They reorganized the economic and social structures of the state, creating an industrial and agricultural revolution. They were the most stalwart supporters of the League of Nations, recognizing that only through collective security could the small states survive. Until the destruction of the state by Hitler, Czechoslovakia was to be a democratic model in Europe in a vast Fascist and Communist desert.”

Duration

00:28:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Educational
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Course of Our Times, The; Miracle Of Czechoslovakia, The,” 12/11/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE9E3C879F04D9696F1173A17AA709A.
MLA: “Course of Our Times, The; Miracle Of Czechoslovakia, The.” 12/11/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE9E3C879F04D9696F1173A17AA709A>.
APA: Course of Our Times, The; Miracle Of Czechoslovakia, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DBE9E3C879F04D9696F1173A17AA709A
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