March 20, 2006
Frederick Jelinek's Acceptance Speech
On November 22nd, 2001, Charles University in Prague presented an Honorary Doctorate to Prof. Frederick Jelinek. I would like to point you in the direction of his acceptance speech at this occasion (translated into English from the original Czech). Here's an excerpt to pique your interest:
Posted by anoop at March 20, 2006 12:19 PM
By now it is certainly obvious that my life was full of detours and compromises. Opportunities for success were afforded me in the United States, the land of freedom, land of work, land of civilization, to quote an old song of the famous Czech clowns Voskovec and Werich.