Inventory of the Ferdinand Peroutka papers

Finding aid prepared by Martina Podsklanova
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Ferdinand Peroutka papers
Date (inclusive): 1935-1978
Collection Number: 84052
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Czech and English
Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes, 41 sound tape reels (10.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, writings, and printed matter, relating to postwar conditions in Czechoslovakia, the internal administration of Radio Free Europe, and Czechoslovak émigré politics.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Peroutka, Ferdinand

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ferdinand Peroutka papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Related Materials

Ladislav Feierabend papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Michal Múdry papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Radio Free Europe broadcast records, Hoover Institution Archives
Radio Free Europe corporate records, Hoover Institution Archives
Jaroslav Stránský papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Josef Škvorecký papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Biographical Note

1895 February 6 Born, Prague, Austro-Hungary
1919-1923 Editor, the daily Tribuna
1924-1939 Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, the weekly Přítomnost (founded with support from President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, and with Karel Čapek and other prominent writers as regular contributors)
  Editor, the daily Lidové noviny
1925 Author, Boje o dnešek
1933-1938 Author, Budování státu, a multiple-volume monograph
1939-1945 Imprisoned, Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps
1945-1946 Member, Czechoslovak National Assembly
1945-1948 Editor, the daily Svobodné noviny
1946-1948 Editor-in-Chief, the weekly Dnešek
1947 Author, Tak nebo tak
1948 Author, Oblak a valčík: kolektivní drama o dvanácti obrazech
  Immigrated to London, Great Britain; published in émigré periodicals throughout his career ( Hlas domova, Americké listy, České slovo, and others)
1949 Author, Byl Edvard Beneš vinen?
1950 Moved to New York, USA
Circa 1950-1957 Member, Rada svobodného Československa (The Council of Free Czechoslovakia)
1950-1964 Editor-in-Chief, Radio Free Europe Czechoslovak Desk
1951-1977 Author, weekly broadcast addresses in Radio Free Europe (published as a three-volume monograph Mluví k vám Ferdinand Peroutka: rozhlasové komentáře rádia Svobodná Evropa, 2003-2006)
1955 Married Slávka Fenclová
1959 Author, Democratic Manifesto
1976 Author, Oblak a valčík: román
1978 April 20 Died, New York

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains correspondence with prominent Czechoslovak cultural and political figures in Czechoslovakia and in exile, and with American intellectual elites, as well as Peroutka's writings in exile. Also included are correspondence and internal documents of Radio Free Europe and the Council of Free Czechoslovakia (Rada svobodného Československa). Transcripts of Peroutka's radio addresses and sound recordings of Radio Free Europe programs form the final and most extensive part of the collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Radio Free Europe.
Czechoslovakia--Emigration and immigration.
Radio broadcasting--Europe, Eastern.
Czechoslovakia--History--1945-1992.
Journalists.
Audiotapes.

 

Correspondence, 1935-1978, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence with prominent Czechoslovak cultural and political figures in Czechoslovakia and in exile, with American intellectual elites, letters related to Radio Free Europe and to Peroutka's writings, as well as other correspondence. Arranged alphabetically and then chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Altschul, Frank, 1951-1957

Scope and Contents note

Includes a report on the public image of Edvard Beneš in post-war Czechoslovakia
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Andrial, J., 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bachstein, Martin Karl, 1970

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bechyně, Zdeněk, 1969

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Belák, [?], 1960

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bělehrádek, Jan, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Beneš, Jan, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Beneš, Vojta, 1950, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bernard, Vilém, 1955, 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bosl, Karl, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bryan, David Tennant, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Bubák, Vladimír, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Buber-Neumann, Margarete, 1954

Scope and Contents note

Contains a letter with questions on Milena Jesenská
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Ciprisová, Hana, 1974, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Československý poradní sbor v západní Evropě (Czechoslovak Advisory Committee in Western Europe), 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Československý zahraniční ústav v exilu, 1956

Scope and Contents note

Contains a report on Peroutka's view of the Sudeten-German question
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Čížek, Alojz, 1956-1957

Box/Folder 1 : 2

dos Passos, John, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Dostál, A., 1972

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Drábek, Jan, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Drábek, Jaroslav, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Dresler, Jaroslav, 1959, 1976, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Eliáš, Zdeněk, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Feierabend, Ladislav, 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Feldstein, Petr, Student: Týdeník československého svazu mládeže, 1968

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Firt, Julius, 1951-1977, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Fuka, Vladimír, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Galantière, Lewis, 1956, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Griffith, William E., 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Hájek, H.J., Skutečnost: Independent Review in Czech and Slovak, 1953-1954

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Havel, Václav, 1969

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Heidler, Alexander, 1954, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Heidrich, Arnošt, 1953-1968, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes his personal recollections of World War II, including his imprisonment by the Gestapo, and a letter from his family on his passing
Box/Folder 1 : 5

Herben, Ivan, 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Herget, Anton, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Hladík, J., Československá obec legionářská v exilu - Francie, 1957

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Hlavatý, V., 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Holešovský, V., 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Holman, Josef A., 1976, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Hostaša, Zdeněk, 1969

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Hostovský, Egon, 1957, 1961

Scope and Contents note

Contains a report on behalf of Hostovský to John Richardson, Jr.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Hrabík, Martin, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Hrubý, Jiří, 1971

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Ingr, [?], 1971

Scope and Contents note

Contains a report on a meeting with Erich von Manstein
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jackson, C.D., 1953, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jelínek, Ivan, 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jelínek, Yeshayahu, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jelinowiczová?, Jiřina, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jezdinský, Karel, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jiráková, Blanka, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jiránek, Milo, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jiránek, Miloš, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Jonáš, Josef, 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Káča (Kateřina), United Nations, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kadavý, Ladislav, 1968

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Karsten, Jan, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Klátil, [?], 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Klofáč, V., 1935

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kodíček, Milan, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kohák, Miloslav, 1952, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kolár, Jan M., 1954-1957

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kolowrat, Jindřich, 1972?

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kopf, Max, 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kostrba-Skalický, O., 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kovárnová, Jarmila, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Koželuhová-Procházková, Helena, 1951, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Krizova, Marie, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Krno, Ladislav G., 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Kulhánek, Vladimír, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lamač, Karel, 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Laušman, [?], 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lederer, Jiří, 1968-1969

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lederer, Zdeněk, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lehrman, Hal, 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Liehm, A.J., 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lorenc, Jan, 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Lukas, Jan, 1968

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Luža, Radomír, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 8

M., M., 1968

Scope and Contents note

Contains a letter on the situation in Czechoslovakia after the Prague Spring events, and a photograph of the National Museum in Prague
Box/Folder 1 : 8

Mabey, Melvin P., 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Macek, Josef, 1967

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Machatka, Otakar, 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Machatý, Gustav, 1955

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Majer, Václav, 1955

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Mandlová, Adina, 1965, 1978, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Marie, London, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Masaryková, [?], 1953

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Matějka, Ladislav, 1952-1957

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Matissek, Theo P., 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Matzker, Karl, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Milčic, Richard, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Mládek, Jan, 1973, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Múdry, Michal, 1972

Scope and Contents note

Also contains letters by Jaroslav Pecháček
Box/Folder 1 : 10

Nábělek, Jan, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Němec, František, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Němeček, Zdeněk, 1950-1957

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Neuwirth, Hans, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Oberland, O.K., 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pachman, Luděk, 1972-1977

Scope and Contents note

Contains a report on a conversation with Pachman, then a recent émigré, on general conditions in Czechoslovakia and on the regime's treatment of anti-government politicians after the Prague Spring
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Parrott, Cecil, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pecháček, Jaroslav, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pejskar, Josef, 1956, 1959, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains a letter signed by Petr Z. [Zenkl?]
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pelikán, Jiří, 1972-1974

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Pitter, Přemysl, 1965, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Procházka, Adolf, 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Přístupa, Gustav, 1953

Scope and Contents note

Also contains letters to Petr Zenkl
Box/Folder 1 : 11

Rádl, Ota and Lucie Rádlová, 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Ramičová, Alena, 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Rašín, M., 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Růžičková, Svatava, 1954, 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Schoenbaum, Emil, 1951

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Schultz, Milan, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Sedlák, Mirko, 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Seton-Watson, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Slabey, Andrew P., 1972

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Sokol - Tělocvičná jednota v Paříži, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Sokolová, Meda, 1951-1956, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Součková, Milada, 1957, 1972

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Sousedík, [?], 1972

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Společnost pro vědy a umění (Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in America), 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Steinbach, Karel, 1971

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Stránský, Jan, 1977-1978

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter from Slávka Peroutková to Míla and Eva, and a letter from Míla
Box/Folder 1 : 14

Stránský, Jaroslav, 1950-1964, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Svoboda, Vladimír, Naarden Movement, 1970

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Šejbalová, Jiřina, 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Škvor, Jiří and Pavel Javor, 1956, 1957

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Škvorecký, Josef and Zdena

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Škvorecká, 1973-1978, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Štěpán, B., 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Švehla, Antonín, 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Švehlová-Černá, Helena, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Thompson, Dorothy, 1958

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Tigrid, Pavel, 1956, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Toyen, 1956-1958

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Urzidil, Johannes, 1959

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Valenta, Jaromír, 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Válgiová?, Líza, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Váňa, František, 1969-1973

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Vedeler, Harold C., 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Vilím, Blažej, 1968

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Vořtenský [?], Józa, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Voskovec, Jiří, 1950-1965, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Vrázová, Vlasta, 1950, 1956

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Walter, Josef, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Werich, Jan, 1975, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Zedwitz, J., 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Zeman, Karel, 1968

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Zenkl, Petr, 1955-1960

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Zich, Jaroslav V., ú střední svaz československého studentstva v exilu, 1954

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Žáčková-Batková, Jaromíra, 1952

Box/Folder 1 : 22

Official letters from Moscow by Klement Gottwald and Zdeněk Fierlinger, typescripts, 1943 December 21

Box/Folder 1 : 23

Unidentified correspondence, 1971, 1976, undated

 

Writings, 1946-1978, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains writings by or about Peroutka, including typescripts of his essays, plays, and other writings, reviews of his writings and related documents, newspaper clippings including caricatures of him in the Czechoslovak domestic press, interviews, and materials related to his passing in 1978. Arranged by subject.
Box/Folder 1 : 24

Writings and interviews in typescript, 1946-1970, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Rozhovor mezi p. Simonem, představitelem dra. Lodgmana, a p. Peroutkou and Interview of Mr. Simon, Representative of Dr. Lodgman, with Mr. Peroutka , 1953 April 20

Scope and Contents note

Contains a handwritten record of the conversation on the Sudeten-German question and an English translation in typescript
Box/Folder 2 : 2

Cartoons on or caricatures of Peroutka and Radio Free Europe in the Soviet bloc press, 1953

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Reviews, comments, newspaper clippings and related materials on Peroutka's book Democratic Manifesto, 1959-1963, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Byl Beneš vinen?, pamphlet, and its translation Was Eduard Beneš guilty?, typescript, 1973, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Obituaries, telegrams, newspaper clippings and related materials on Peroutka's passing, 1978

Box/Folder 2 : 6

If I Were Born Again, typescript of a play, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Šťastlivec Sulla, typescript of a play, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Reviews of Peroutka's books, by Jaroslav Dresler and by an unknown author, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 9-10

Boje o dnešek, photocopy of Peroutka's book published in 1925

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Tak nebo tak, photocopy of Peroutka's book published in 1947

 

Newspaper Clippings and Reports, circa 1951-1978

Scope and Contents note

Contains articles by or about Peroutka and about Czechoslovak affairs in American émigré and Czechoslovak domestic press. Arranged generally in the original order.
Box/Folder 3 : 1-3

Newspapers clippings and reports, circa 1951-1978

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Newspapers clippings, circa 1960s

 

Rada svobodného Československa (The Council of Free Czechoslovakia) Documents, 1950-1957, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence, reports and other materials, also related to the Radio Free Europe.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 3 : 5

1950-1953

Box/Folder 3 : 6

1954

Box/Folder 3 : 7

1955

Box/Folder 4 : 1

1956-1957 and undated

 

Radio Free Europe Internal Documents, 1950-1977, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains reports, correspondence and related documents on current political events in Czechoslovakia, on the affairs within the Czechoslovak desk, and on Peroutka's writings.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically in two groups.
Box/Folder 4 : 2

Radio Free Europe documents, 1950-1954

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Radio Free Europe documents, 1955

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Radio Free Europe documents, circa 1950s

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Radio Free Europe documents, 1960-1977

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Radio Free Europe documents, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 7

RFE Kostrba Affair, a folder with correspondence and reports on tensions within the RFE Czechoslovak Desk, 1960-1961, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 8

The Czecho-Slovak Problem: Answer to the Memorandum of Mr. Matus Cernak entitled "The Slovaks and Radio Free Europe," undated

Box/Folder 4 : 9

The Czechoslovak Problem and the Radio Free Europe: Reply to the Memorandum Submitted by the Slovak Liberation Committee, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Have Czech and Slovak Exiles Collaborated with Communism?: Second Part of the Answer to the Memorandum of the Slovak Liberation Committee, undated

 

Radio Free Europe Broadcast Transcripts, 1951-1976

Scope and Contents note

Contains transcripts of Peroutka's weekly addresses, the so-called Sunday Talks or Weekly Talks, and their English translations, in typescript. Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 5 : 1

Odpověd Mr. C. D. Jacksonovi and its translation, Peroutka's speech: Special broadcast, 1951 May 1

Box/Folder 5 : 2-13

1951 May - 1954 April

Box/Folder 6 : 1-11

1954 May - 1955 September

Box/Folder 7 : 1-10

1955 October - 1956 August

Box/Folder 8 : 1-10

1956 September - 1957 July

Box/Folder 9 : 1-10

1957 August - 1958 June

Box/Folder 10 : 1-11

1958 July - 1959 October

Box/Folder 11 : 1-9

1959 November - 1961 December

Box/Folder 12 : 1-8

1962 January - 1963 August

Box/Folder 13 : 1-10

1963 September - 1965 May

Box/Folder 14 : 1-12

1965 June - 1968 April

Box/Folder 15 : 1-14

1968 May - 1972 February

Box/Folder 16 : 1-11

1972 March - 1976 December

 

Radio Free Europe Broadcast Sound Recordings, 1955-1956, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains Peroutka's play Šťastlivec Sulla, his weekly addresses, and other Radio Free Europe programs; 41 reels, transferred to digital files in June 2010. Arranged generally in the original order.
Reel 1

Ferdinand Peroutka: Šťastlivec Sulla, Part 1, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Contains an introductory commentary and the first part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play
Reel 2

Ferdinand Peroutka: Šťastlivec Sulla, Part 2, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Contains the second part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play.
Reel 3

Ferdinand Peroutka: Šťastlivec Sulla, Part 3, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Contains the third part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play.
Reel 4

Radio Free Europe recording and report of Zdeněk Němeček's funeral services in Munich and New York, with speeches read by Julius Firt, Jan Tumlíř, Ferdinand Peroutka, Egon Hostovský, Jaroslav Drábek and Karel Steinbach, and with a reading from Němeček's writings, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003646
Reel 5

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka by Kárnet (?), in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003647

Scope and Contents note

On the beginnings of his career as a writer, on the foundation of Czechoslovakia in 1918, and on other political issues
Reel 6

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka by Kárnet (?), in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003649

Scope and Contents note

On the beginnings of his journalistic career, on the Rozvoj periodical, and on Russian literature and political culture
Reel 7

A weekly commentary of Ferdinand Peroutka, in Czech, 1955 April 30

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003651

Scope and Contents note

On the image of women in Soviet discourse
Reel 8

Rozhlasový lekár radio program, in Slovak, 1956 November 10

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003652 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Dr. Jozef Jakši and moderator Peter Račkovský discuss health issues
Reel 8

A weekly commentary of Ferdinand Peroutka, in Czech, 1956 November 10

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003652 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Reel 9

Sokolská hlídka radio program, in Czech, March 17

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003653 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Commentaries by Marie Provazníková, Antonín Hřebík, Jarmila Uhlířová
Reel 9

A weekly commentary of Ferdinand Peroutka, in Czech, March 17

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003653 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On the decline of the economy in socialist Czechoslovakia
Reel 10

A weekly commentary of Ferdinand Peroutka, in Czech, April 16

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003654

Scope and Contents note

On the youth in socialist Czechoslovakia
Reel 11

A weekly commentary of Ferdinand Peroutka, in Czech, October 27

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003655

Scope and Contents note

On the anniversary of Czechoslovakia's foundation, Stalinism, and political culture in Poland
Reel 12

An interview with Peroutka by Kárnet (?), Part 1, in Czech, 1967

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003658 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czech literature and culture
Reel 13

An interview with Peroutka by Kárnet (?), Part 2, in Czech, 1967

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003658 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czech literature and culture, unfinished
Reel 14

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka by Kárnet (?), in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003661

Scope and Contents note

On communism
Reel 15

Dialogue between Peroutka and Karel Steinbach, with reminiscences of their New Year's Eve celebrations in Czechoslovakia, Part 1, unedited, in Czech, circa 1971

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003662 (part)
Reel 16

Dialogue between Peroutka and Karel Steinbach, with reminiscences of their New Year's Eve celebrations in Czechoslovakia, Part 2, unedited, in Czech, circa 1971

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003662 (part)
Reel 17

Lecture by Jaroslav Stránský about a poet František Gellner with readings from Gellner's writings, Part 1, in Czech, circa 1964

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003663 (part)
Reel 18

Lecture by Jaroslav Stránský about a poet František Gellner with readings from Gellner's writings, Part 2, in Czech, circa 1964

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003663 (part)
Reel 19

Interview with Peroutka by Z. Eliáš (?), Part 1, unedited, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003664 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak political culture
Reel 20

Interview with Peroutka by Z. Eliáš (?), Part 1, unedited, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003664 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak political culture
Reel 21

Interview with Peroutka by Z. Eliáš (?), Part 1, edited, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003665 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak political culture
Reel 22

Interview with Peroutka by Z. Eliáš (?), Part 2, edited, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003665 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak political culture
Reel 23

Interview with Peroutka by Z. Eliáš (?), Part 3, edited, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003665 (part)

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak political culture
Reel 24

Radio Free Europe New Year's Eve program moderated by Jirka Planér, Part 1, in Czech, circa 1971

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003671 (part)
Reel 25

Radio Free Europe New Year's Eve program moderated by Jirka Planér, Part 2, in Czech, circa 1971

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003671 (part)

Scope and Contents note

Contains the edited version of a dialogue between Peroutka and Karel Steinbach, with reminiscences of their New Year's Eve celebrations in Czechoslovakia
Reel 26

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003672

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, and on Jan Masaryk and his passing
Reel 27

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003673

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, and on Jan Masaryk and his passing
Reel 28

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

Access

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003675

Scope and Contents note

On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, Czechoslovak communists and Julius Fučík
Reel 29

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, Czechoslovak communists and Julius Fučík
Reel 30

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak communists and Klement Gottwald
Reel 31

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak communists and Klement Gottwald
Reel 32

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges in Czechoslovakia
Reel 33

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges and communism in Czechoslovakia
Reel 34

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges and communism in Czechoslovakia
Reel 35

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On the events surrounding the 1948 communist putsch
Reel 36

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On the events leading to Peroutka's emigration from Czechoslovakia in 1948 and on Vladimír Clementis
Reel 37

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Peroutka's political career after 1945, his decision to emigrate from Czechoslovakia in 1948, Vladimír Clementis and George Orwell
Reel 38

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On George Orwell and the Czechoslovak exile culture
Reel 39

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Peroutka's decision to emigrate from Czechoslovakia in 1948
Reel 40

Funeral service for Peroutka, Part 1, in Czech and English, 1978

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Commendation by a priest and speeches of Josef Škvorecký and Jiří Voskovec
Reel 41

Funeral service for Peroutka, Part 2, in Czech, 1978

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Speech by Karel Steinbach and the Czechoslovak anthem