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Not counting Kundera (whose response, like that of a torture victim, can't be called voluntary), there only two people, one them being Iva Militká, offering info. Militká's info comes to us by way of a grandson, who, according to the story Militká sent to check her sources for a book she's writing about herself.

What good would Kundera's name in a police report represent to Militká, or to her story? Nobody had accused her, just as nobody had accused Kundera. But if someone had accused her (or her late, presumably beloved and presumably innocent husband), she'd have been no less well-off than would've been a silent (that is, a not professing his innocence) Kundera.

Whatever else it is, this story is a story of free (and, so, good, even the best kind of) publicity for Militka. (Oh, yes: and for her book.)

Cameron Jones

Indiana, PA

May 27 2009 - 8:21am