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1989: Seeds of the Velvet Revolution

Revolutionary fervour was spreading across Eastern Europe throughout 1989 as the Communist hold centred in Moscow continued to weaken.

In April 1989, Gavin Hewitt was reporting for Panorama from Prague, capital of the then-Czechoslovakia, and facing the possibility that he might witness a repeat of 1968's Prague Spring.

Panorama: No Spring in Prague was broadcast on 24 April 1989.

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