Němeček, Zdeněk, 1894-1957

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Zdeněk Němeček, a Czechoslovakian poet, playwright, author, and diplomat, represented his country in Europe and America until 1939 when his writings brought him into disfavor. After World War II, part of which he spent in a Nazi prison, Němeček returned to diplomatic service but resigned in 1948 after the Communist coup, emigrated to Canada, and in 1950, moved to New York. He continued to write and worked for the Canadain Broadcasting Corporation, Voice of America, and Radio Free Europe.

From the description of Zdeněk Němeček papers, 1925-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702134096

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associatedWith Beneš, Edvard, 1884-1948. person
associatedWith Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Čapek, Josef, 1887-1945. person
associatedWith Čapek, Karel, 1890-1938. person
associatedWith Československý rozhlas. corporateBody
associatedWith Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. person
associatedWith Dudint︠s︡ev, Vladimir, 1918- person
associatedWith Firt, Julius, b. 1897. person
associatedWith Hájek, Josef. person
associatedWith Hostovský, Egon, 1908- person
associatedWith Ivanov, Miroslav. person
associatedWith Jílovsky, Rudolf. person
associatedWith Masaryk, Jan, 1886-1948. person
associatedWith Masaryk, T. G(Tomáš Garrigue), 1850-1937. person
associatedWith Matejka, Ladislav, 1919- person
associatedWith Němeček, Anna. person
associatedWith Neuhard, Else Westh. person
associatedWith Nosco, Beatrice M. person
associatedWith Peroutka, Ferdinand, 1895- person
associatedWith Radio Free Europe. corporateBody
associatedWith Součková, Milada, 1899-1983. person
associatedWith Voice of America (Organization) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Soviet Union
Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate, 1939-1945)
United States
Czechoslovakia
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Political refugees
Czech
Radio in propaganda
Communism
Authors, Czech--20th century
Poets, Czech--20th century
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Radio broadcasters--United States
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Birth 1894-02-19

Death 1957-07-05

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Czech,

English

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