Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Author(s): Brad Bauer
Research Area: Politics
Keywords: Warsaw Pact; Czechoslovakia; Soviet Union
Forty years after the afternoon of August 25, 1968, when seven Soviet dissidents protesting the recent invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact arrived at Moscow's Red Square with protest signs and posters, the Hoover Institution presented an exhibit that illustrated the plight of the dissidents who fought the Kremlin and, in the end, won.
This article serves as an excellent guide to the exhibit, but also stands alone as it summarizes the dissidents' story and highlights historical points of interest during the struggle.
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