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Rock and Revolution

Friday, November 02, 2007

The Czech rock band Plastic People of the Universe formed in 1968 as Soviet tanks rolled into Prague. For the next two decades, the band would be a symbol of resistance and artistic freedom. New York Times pop music critic Jon Pareles talks about the Plastics, which are featured in playwright Tom Stoppard’s Broadway play, "Rock 'n' Roll."


Jon Pareles

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