Friday, December 23, 2011

Radio Prague Today 12.23.2011

Articles posted on www.radio.cz today

Czechs bid last farewell to Václav Havel

Church bells tolled across the Czech Republic at noon and the nation held a minute of silence in memory of the hero of the Velvet Revolution and the country's first post-communist president Václav Havel. All eyes were on Prague's St. Vitus' Cathedral where a funeral mass for the late president attracted hundreds of mourners from at home and abroad.