A few days later, the government officially announced that he had committed suicide by throwing himself out the window. What economic and humane appeals had failed to do, spreading Communist influence now achieved.
The place was hard to spell, but impossible to forget — Czechoslovakia.
BILL MOYERS: We remember that 10 years earlier, Czechoslovakia had been offered up to Hitler as an appeasement by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain.
SINGING “LETS HAVE THE WORLD OF TOMORROW TODAY” Let’s have the world of tomorrow today. BILL MOYERS: But there were ghosts and shadows at the banquet.
BILL MOYERS: For a while, everybody got what they wanted. The military wanted its share of postwar prosperity.