Czech-mate: Inside the Revolution (1990)

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    John Simpson

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    United Kingdom

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An investigative doucmentary revealing new evidence about November's revolution in Czechoslovakia, implying encouragement from Moscow, and includes interviews with President Vaclav Havel, Jiri Dienstbier - Foreign Minister, and members of the secret police and Czech parliament's special Commission. It also features exclusive 35mm film shot during the uprising by the State Film Institute from behind poice lines.

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