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Candle vigil for Havel

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 00:41

Dec. 20 - Hundreds gather in Prague's Venceslas square to light candles and mourn the death of former President Vaclav Havel. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Hundreds of Czechs mourning the death of former Czech President Vaclav Havel came to Prague's Venceslas square on Tuesday night (December 20) to light candles and remember the man whose "Velvet Revolution" toppled Communist rule and brought them freedom and democracy. On Wednesday, Havel's remains are expected to be moved from the modest St. Anna church at a cultural center he founded to Prague Castle, the president's official residence. For Friday, Czech authorities have announced a state funeral for their late president, with many heads of state and government expected to attend.

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Candle vigil for Havel

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 00:41