Inventory of the Ferdinand Peroutka papers, 1935-1978

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Inventory of the Ferdinand Peroutka papers, 1935-1978

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Martina Podsklanova
Date Completed:
2010
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Jill Golden.
© 2010 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Ferdinand Peroutka papers, 1935-1978
Dates: 1935-1978
Collection Number: 84052
Creator: Peroutka, Ferdinand
Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes and 41 audio reels (15 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: 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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Czech English Slovak German

Administrative Information

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, 1935-1978, [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/Historical Note

6 February 1895 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
  Emigrated 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
20 April 1978 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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Radio Free Europe.
Czechoslovakia--Emigration and immigration.
Czechoslovakia--History--1945-1992.
Radio broadcasting--Europe, Eastern.
Journalists.
Phonotapes.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Correspondence, 1935-1978 and undated

Physical Description: 1

Scope and Content 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.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically and then chronologically.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Altschul, Frank, 1951-1957

Scope and Content 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Bernard, Vilém, 1955 and 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 Content Note

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

Ciprisová, Hana, 1974 and 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 Content 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 and 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Fuka, Vladimír, 1975

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Galantière, Lewis, 1956 and 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 and 1959

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Heidrich, Arnošt, 1953-1968 and undated

Scope and Content 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Hostaša, Zdeněk, 1969

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Hostovský, Egon, 1957 and 1961

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Jackson, C.D., 1953 and 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 and 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 and 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 Content 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 and 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 and 1978

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Múdry, Michal, 1972

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 and undated

Scope and Content Note

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

Pelikán, Jiří, 1972-1974

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Pitter, Přemysl, 1965 and 1975

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Procházka, Adolf, 1965

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Přístupa, Gustav, 1953

Scope and Content 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 and 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Součková, Milada, 1957 and 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 Content Note

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

Stránský, Jaroslav, 1950-1964 and 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 and 1957

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Škvorecký, Josef and Zdena

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Škvorecká, 1973-1978 and 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 and 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Vrázová, Vlasta, 1950 and 1956

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Walter, Josef, 1977

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Werich, Jan, 1975 and 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, 21 December 1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Unidentified correspondence, 1971, 1976 and undated

Box: 1-2

Writings, 1946-1978 and undated

Physical Description: 1-2

Scope and Content 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.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.
Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Writings and interviews in typescript, 1946-1970 and 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 , 20 April 1953

Scope and Content 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 and undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

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

Box: 3 :

Newspaper clippings and reports, circa 1951-1978

Physical Description: 3

Scope and Content Note

Contains articles by or about Peroutka and about Czechoslovak affairs in American émigré and Czechoslovak domestic press.

Arrangement

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

Box: 3-4 :

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

Physical Description: 3-4

Scope and Content Note

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

Arrangement

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

Box: 4 :

Radio Free Europe internal documents, 1950-1977 and undated

Physical Description: 4

Scope and Content 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

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, 1956-1958 and probably 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

Box: 5-16 :

Radio Free Europe broadcast transcripts, 1951-1976

Physical Description: 5-16

Scope and Content Note

Contains transcripts of Peroutka's weekly addresses, the so-called Sunday Talks or Weekly Talks, and their English translations, in typescript.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder: 5 : 1

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

Box/Folder: 5 : 2-13

May 1951 - April 1954

Box/Folder: 6 : 1-11

May 1954 - September 1955

Box/Folder: 7 : 1-10

October 1955 - August 1956

Box/Folder: 8 : 1-10

September 1956 - July 1957

Box/Folder: 9 : 1-10

August 1957 - June 1958

Box/Folder: 10 : 1-11

July 1958 - October 1959

Box/Folder: 11 : 1-9

November 1959 - December 1961

Box/Folder: 12 : 1-8

January 1962 - August 1963

Box/Folder: 13 : 1-10

September 1962 - May 1965

Box/Folder: 14 : 1-12

June 1965 - April 1968

Box/Folder: 15 : 1-14

May 1968 - February 1972

Box/Folder: 16 : 1-11

March 1972 - December 1976

other Tape Cabinet

Radio Free Europe broadcast sound recordings, 1955-1956 and undated

Physical Description: Tape Cabinet

Scope and Content 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.

Arrangement

Arranged generally in the original order.
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 1

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Content Note

Contains an introductory commentary and the first part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 2

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Content Note

Contains the second part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play.
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 3

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003643 (part)

Scope and Content Note

Contains the third part of a Radio Free Europe production of the play.
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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 Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003646
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 5

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003647

Scope and Content Note

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

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003649

Scope and Content Note

On the beginnings of his journalistic career, on the Rozvoj periodical, and on Russian literature and political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 7

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003651

Scope and Content Note

On the image of women in Soviet discourse
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 8

Rozhlasový lekár radio program, in Slovak, 10 November 1956

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003652 (part)

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Jozef Jakši and moderator Peter Račkovský discuss health issues
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 8

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003652 (part)

Scope and Content Note

On the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 9

Sokolská hlídka radio program, in Czech, 17 March

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003653 (part)

Scope and Content Note

Commentaries by Marie Provazníková, Antonín Hřebík, Jarmila Uhlířová
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 9

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003653 (part)

Scope and Content Note

On the decline of the economy in socialist Czechoslovakia
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 10

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003654

Scope and Content Note

On the youth in socialist Czechoslovakia
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 11

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003655

Scope and Content Note

On the anniversary of Czechoslovakia's foundation, Stalinism, and political culture in Poland
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 12

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003658 (part)

Scope and Content Note

On Czech literature and culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 13

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003658 (part)

Scope and Content Note

On Czech literature and culture, unfinished
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 14

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003661

Scope and Content Note

On communism
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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 Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003662 (part)
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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 Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003662 (part)
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 17

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003663 (part)
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 18

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

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 84052_a_0003663 (part)
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 19

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

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On Czechoslovak political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 20

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

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On Czechoslovak political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 21

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

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On Czechoslovak political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 22

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

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On Czechoslovak political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 23

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

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On Czechoslovak political culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 24

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

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

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

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, and on Jan Masaryk and his passing
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 27

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak and European history and politics, and on Jan Masaryk and his passing
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 28

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
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 30

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak communists and Klement Gottwald
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 31

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Czechoslovak communists and Klement Gottwald
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 32

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges in Czechoslovakia
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 33

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges and communism in Czechoslovakia
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 34

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Stalin's purges and communism in Czechoslovakia
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 35

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On the events surrounding the 1948 communist putsch
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 38

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On George Orwell and the Czechoslovak exile culture
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 39

Fragment of an interview with Peroutka, in Czech, undated

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On Peroutka's decision to emigrate from Czechoslovakia in 1948
Other Tape Cabinet : Tape 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
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Funeral service for Peroutka, Part 2, in Czech, 1978

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Speech by Karel Steinbach and the Czechoslovak anthem