Saturday, July 9, 2011

Radio Prague Today 7.9.2011

Articles posted on www.radio.cz today

"If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…" Part 4

We continue with the fourth episode of "If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…" by Jaroslava Skleničková, in which she tells the extraordinary story of her life following the destruction of her home village of Lidice at the height of the Nazi occupation in June 1942. David Vaughan gives us the story so far.

The royal town of Písek

A well-known 19th century student song sings about Putimska brana - one of the three historic gates in the town walls around Písek. Only a remnant of the gate is preserved to this day and the town has long expanded beyond its medieval defensive walls.