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Protest and Politics: 1968, Year of the Barricades #5028

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Date: August 28, 1968
Location: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Photographer: unknown
Source: Bettmann/Corbis/AP Images

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Banner-carrying chanting Czechoslovaks demonstrate in Wenceslas Square following nation-wide radio address by Czech Communist Party First Secretary Alexander Dubček August 27. Czech citizens called on nation’s leaders to tell “the brutal truth” of the price exacted by Russia in exchange for keeping the Dubček regime in power.

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