Vaclav Havel on the Artist in Politics

September 29, 2002

Vaclev Havel is President of the Czech Republic.  A poet and playwright, he is regarded as the hero of the Velvet Revolution which ended Communist rule in Czechoslovakia.  President Havel talks with Steve Paulson about the role of the Artist in politics.  And we hear an excerpt from Havel's play "The Memorandum."