December 20, 2011
Vaclav Havel: The Outsider in Power
Madeleine Albright, Washington Post
Havel, who died Sunday at age 75, never became fully comfortable with the exercise of political power. Through two terms as president, he maintained the psychology of the outsider, worrying about the effect holding high office could have on his own moral sense.
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