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CUNY Special: - Vaclav Havel: The Playwright as President

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Episode Details

Original tape date: September 20, 2002.

Keynote speech by Vaclav Havel, president of th Czech Republic, followed by discussion with Havel, former president Bill Clinton and author Elie Wiesel. Moderator: Samuel G. Freedman. Taped at the CUNY Graduate Center.

In a prepared speech, President Havel describes what it is like to step down from office after thirteen years and reenter the real world. He then participates in a discussion with Bill Clinton and Elie Wiesel that touches on similar issues.