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Calls for Resistance During Prague Spring

On August 22, 1968, with the invasion of Czechoslovakia, the Soviets brought an end to Prague Spring and the Czech leader Alexander Dubcek's "socialism with a human face." In response to the act of aggression, Dubcek rallies his countrymen with promises that the occupation will not last.

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    On August 22, 1968, with the invasion of Czechoslovakia, the Soviets brought an end to Prague Spring and the Czech leader Alexander Dubcek's "socialism with a human face." In response to the act of aggression, Dubcek rallies his countrymen with promises that the occupation will not last.

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