Vaclav Havel, leader of ‘Velvet Revolution,’ dies

Michael Winfrey Reuters 12/18/2011

Václav Havel, a dissident playwright who was jailed by Communists and then went on to lead the bloodless “Velvet Revolution” and become Czech president, died at 75 on Sunday…

…Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said on Twitter, “Vaclav Havel was one of the greatest Europeans of our age. His voice […]