Timothy Garton Ash spoke at the Forum on Contemporary Europe about the “velvet revolution”

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall
Timothy Garton Ash
Timothy Garton Ash

Hoover senior fellow Timothy Garton Ash, author of The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of ’89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and Prague, was part of a forum chaired by Hoover senior fellow Norman Naimark. The forum discussed whether the velvet revolutions of 1989 established a new model of nonviolent revolution, supplanting the violent model of 1789.

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