Czech Republic Havel Obit

December 21, 2011 - 5:41 AM
Dagmar Havlova, left, widow of former Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel, walks with her daughter Nina, right, behind a car carrying casket with Havel's remains during a procession in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. Havel, the dissident playwright who wove theater into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia and become a hero of the epic struggle that ended the Cold War, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 in Prague. He was 75. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)