Gerner, Kristian. "Pragvåren år 1968 och Europas enande"
Title trans.: "The Prague Spring of 1968 and the Unification of Europe"
Divergence: 1968 CE
Summary: Speculates that a successful Prague Spring would have led to a faster breakaway of Eastern Europe from the Soviet sphere and that the Soviet Union would have been started on a slow process toward achieving social democracy by 1984. Written in the form of a 1999 letter from Czech president Vaclav Havel proposing a toast to the memory of Alexander Dubcek.
Published: In Tänk om… Nio kontrafaktiska essär (eds. Lars M. Andersson and Ulf Zander), q.v.
Original in: Swedish.