­Prague ’68: Documenting invasion

Josef Koudelka – Photographer

Today our guest is Josef Koudelka. More than four decades ago the so-called Prague Spring kicked off. It was a period of political liberalization, which ended with the invasion of the Soviet army. Besides being a significant turning point in Czechoslovak history, the Prague Spring was a breakthrough for one of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century. Josef Koudelka photographed the Soviet advance and the resistance, and he’s here to share his experience.