Saturday, January 19, 2008

In Memory: Jan Palach

Today is Saturday, 19 January 2008.

On this date in 1969, died Jan Palach, 21, a Czech student who had set himself on fire on 16 January in desparing protest over the Soviet invasion of his country the previous August.

Here at MoB, we think of him often.

Herewith, in his honour, a tune from two of my favorite singers:


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