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Listening to RFE programs in Czechoslovakia before and after August 21st

Radio Free Europe. Audience and Public Opinion Research Dept.

Listening to RFE programs in Czechoslovakia before and after August 21st

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Published by The Dept. in [Munich] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia.
    • Subjects:
    • Radio Free Europe.,
    • Radio audiences -- Czechoslovakia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Radio Free Europe, Audience and Public Opinion Research Department].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8697.A8 R32 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 leaves ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5247619M
      LC Control Number75319798

      With the breakup of Czechoslovakia into separate Czech and Slovak republics in , the degree of mutual intelligibility is fading however. Many Czech teenagers and children now have more difficulty understanding Slovak than people who had grown up during Czechoslovakia's existence. convergence programmes. After evaluating these programs at EU level, the Commission proposes, the European Council politically confirms and the Council formally approves recommendations for individual countries for the implementation of budgetary and economic policies that countries take into account in their decisions at the national level.


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On Augsix days after Soviet tanks rumbled across the border into Czechoslovakia and an occupying army put an end to the brief period of political liberalization known as the Prague Spring, a consoling Czech voice on Radio Free Europe (RFE) implored listeners to take heart.

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