Photos: Famed Albin Polasek statue unveiled in Prague
70 years after the Nazis tore it down, a statue of President Woodrow Wilson celebrating democracy, has been restored to its place of honor in Prague, the Czech Republic. Wilson was a fervent supporter of a democratic government for the new nation of Czechoslovakia after World War I. On hand for the festivities: Representatives of Winter Park's Polasek Foundation. Albin Polasek, who died in 1965, was the world-renowned Czech-American sculptor who created the statue.
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Polasek's Woodrow Wilson statue unveiled in Prague
Chairman of the American Friends of the Czech Republic Fred Malek, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Czech President Vaclav Klaus pull ropes to unveil a statue of the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, in Prague on Oct. 5, 2011