Perestroika – Reconstruction – Disguise – New Thinking
Perestrojka – přestavba – přestrojení – nové myšlení / 60 min.
In Czechoslovakia, a short period of four years before the 1989 Velvet Revolution was marked by Gorbachev’s perestroika – a series of social, political and economic reforms. But unlike Gorbachev, who was very consistent in implementing the changes, Jakeš only did it for the sake of appearance.What kind of content was screened on Czechoslovak TV? How did Czechoslovak Television reflect on perestroika in its journals? Was it a mouthpiece or a critic of the government?