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Prime-Time Communist Hero Strikes Back

He fought pro-fascist villains, tracked down heinous criminals, and foiled the dastardly plans of anti-communist dissidents. With his stern, chiseled face peering out from under a green and red police officer’s cap, Major Zeman was communist Czechoslovakia’s answer to James Bond. In the 1970s and 1980s, millions of Czechs and Slovaks watched him defend law […]