Talks from Lány in the Digital Archive
June 15, 2011
The complete audio records of Talks from Lány are available in the Digital Archive now. The program in which Václav Havel as a president commented regularly on topical events in the country was broadcasted by Czechoslovakian and later Czech Radio from 1990 to 2000.
The program updated its name several times during the years: Talks from Lány later became just Talks and eventually Talks in Lány. Besides Václav Havel, the program also hosted other personalities, for example: Václav Klaus, Miloš Zeman, Jan Švejnar, Pavel Tigrid, Jakub Patočka, Petr Pithart, and others. In all, there are 335 programs in total length of over 115 hours – listeners can download all programs in mp3 files free of charge.
Among others, you can download the following programs:
- 11th March 1990 - the first Talks from Lány
- 18th November 1990 - the first anniversary of the 17th November 1989
- 19th July 1992 - resignation of Václav Havel as a Czechoslovakian president
- 4th February 1996 - death of Olga Havlová
- 29th August 1998 - guest Miloš Zeman (era of the Opposition Agreement)
- 31st October 1998 - guest Václav Klaus (era of the Opposition Agreement)
- 31st December 1998 - New Year's Eve selection of programs
- 27th April 2000 - the last Talks from Lány