March 6, 1948 - Cold War And Filibuster.

March 6, 1948 - The Cold War and The Filibuster. Reports of communists infiltrating West German labor unions. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Palestine Partition left up to U.S. and USSR. Filibuster heating up on Capitol Hill, being led by Dixiecrats against Civil Rights legislation. Three Power Conference on Germany held in London without Soviet Union. Harry Bridges ousted as CIO President.

Vaclav Havel (1936-2011)

Tribute via the BBC World Service to Vaclav Havel, Czech Poet, playwright, dissident and first President of the reformed Czechoslovakia in 1989.