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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dubček, Alexander 1921-1992. Czechoslovakian politician. As first secretary of the Communist Party (1968) he introduced reforms and pursued an independent foreign policy. In August 1968 Soviet authorities sent tanks into Prague and arrested Dubček, who was forced to resign.


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