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June 2018

   

Guest Columnist

The NCSML’s president/CEO has had an incredible tenure of leadership and service covering nearly 16 years. On the eve of her retirement, she shares what is at the core of the organization’s mission and of the people who support it. On my bulletin board is…

Museum Doings

It is sadly so far off the mark that one has to wonder how it ever could have been said:  “The war to end all wars.” Though attributed most often to President Woodrow Wilson, the originator was actually science fiction writer H. G. Wells in…

Thoughts and Musings

Václav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, said, “Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.” Staff members, friends, members, and donors of the NCSML illustrate…

Culture and Connections

Walking along the street in Pilsen, learning about the tile murals that tell the story of the history of Czechoslovakia, I became immediately intrigued with the story of Jan Ámos Komenský. He was loved and hated, respected and denigrated, honored and decried. He was understood…