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March 2016

   

Participating in Democracy

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library presents a public exchange of ideas on how we shape democracy, inspired by Václav Havel CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – From playwright and critical commentator to leader of the democratic opposition – and eventually a revered statesman, Václav…

International Women’s Day: Dr. Alice Garrigue Masaryková

  Today we are remembering strong historical women on International Women’s Day. Dr. Alice Garrigue Masaryková, immediately comes to mind when thinking of courageous historical figures. She was born in 1879 to Tomáš and Charlotte Garrigue Masaryk, the future first president of Czechoslovakia. She attended…