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Why We Fought

Luciana Castellina
David Broder

Luciana Castellina on the real ’68.

During the 1968 Soviet invasion, Czechoslovaks carry their national flag past a burning Soviet tank in Prague. Wikimedia Commons

Over the decades we’ve seen the slow burial of 1968. And with the fiftieth anniversary we have arrived at something like a triumphal state funeral. Some of the gravediggers are even people who played a leading role in the movement. With its importance and meaning diminished, it’s now hard to explain why the rebellion came […]

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